President Buhari appoints new Chief of Army Staff

and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the 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 Commanding 1 Division of the and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the counter counter insurgency outfit in the North East coynamed Operation HADIN KAI.

Recalled that the late Lt General 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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