President Buhari appoints new Chief of Army Staff

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President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army staff.

This appointment was made today which has been confirmed by the Nigerian Army.

Prior to this appointment,Major General Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the counter terrorism counter insurgency military outfit in the North East coynamed Operation HADIN KAI.

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Recalled that the late Chief of Army Staff Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru alongside ten other officers died Friday 21 May, 2021 on their way to attend a passing out parade for the newly recruited soldiers.

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