Breaking news! BUHARI APPOINTS FAROUK AS NEW CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Faruk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.

The president according to a statement signed and released on Thursday by military spokesperson, Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu said the appointment is with immediate effect

His appointment came barely six days after the former Chief of Army Staff, Attahiru Ibrahim, and 10 officers lost their lives in a plane crash in Kaduna

Before 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,” the statement added.

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