President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Prof. Isa Hayatu Chiroma as the new Director-General of the Nigerian Law School.

Prof Chiroma is presently the Deputy Director-General of the Yola Campus of the Nigerian Law School.

Professor Chiroma has taught and supervised Masters and Ph.D. candidates, co-authored Handbook on Prison Pre-Trial Detainee Law Clinic, a contributor of “Islam, Islamic Law and Human Rights in the Nigerian Context”, in Islam and Human Rights, , and “Making Justice Available to the Poor through Development Cooperation: A Case Study of University of Maiduguri Law Clinic”,Published in Administration of Justice in Africa Effectiveness,Acceptance and Assistance.

He is also a legal consultant.

According to a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, Chiroma will succeed the current director-general, Dr. Olanrewaju Onadeko, who is due for retirement.

I dream of a Nigeria where everyone knows what they need to know about the law.