Just In:Buhari Appoints New Chief Of Army Staff

PRESS RELEASE 27 May 2021

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPOINTS NEW CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF 

The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff. 

Prior to 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.

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ONYEMA NWACHUKWU

Brigadier General

Acting Director Defence Information

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