BREAKING: Buhari Appoints Farouk Yahaya As New Chief of Army Staff

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS).

Major General Yahaya before his appointment was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army in Kaduna 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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A statement by the Director of Defence Information, Brigadier General Oyema Nwachuku, confirmed the new appointment.

 

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