President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new chief of Army Staff.

Major General Farouk Yahaya. The new chief of Army Staff

This follows the death of Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru in a military plane crash on May 21, 2021

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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