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President Buhari appoints Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff

President Buhari appoints Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff

There is news about the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari has appointed a new Chief of Army Staff.

Buhari had a to name a new Chief of Army Staff after the previous General Attahiru passed away in a plane crash.

In a statement on the official defense twitter, the appointment of Yahaya was confirmed.

The statement said, “PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS NEW CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF

The Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.

Prior to his 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 code named Operation HADIN KAI.

 

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