Breaking :New COAS: Buhari appoints Major General Farouk Yahaya

Nigeria President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.

According to statement from the Acting Director Defence Information, Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, Major General Yahaya before his appointment was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the present Theatre Commander of the Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency military outfit for the North East, with code name Operation HADIN KAI.

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