President Buhari Appoints New Chief Of Army Staff

Following the death of Major General Attahiru Ibrahim the former Chief of Army Staff, President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouq Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.

This was disclosed on the official media page of the Nigerian Army on the 27th of May, 2021.

According to further reports, the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff has been the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army.

He has also been the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counter Terrorism Insurgency military outfit in the North East.

Nigerians have congratulated him on his new appointment, and has urged him to work towards ending insurgency and tackling security challenges in the country.

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