Buhari appoints Maj-Gen Yahaya as new Chief of Army Staff

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ABUJA – Muhammadu has appointed Major Farouk Yahaya as Chief of Staff.

This is according a signed and released on Thursday by military spokesperson Brigadier- Onyema Nwachukwu.

Prior his appointment Major- Yahaya was General Officer Commanding 1 Division of and incumbent Theatre Commander of Counter terrorism Counter Insurgency military outfit in North East code named Operation HADIN KAI, the said.

His appointment came about a week after the immediate past chief, Lieutenan General Ibrahim Attahiru died in a Kaduna air crash along with 10 military officials.