Buhari appoints New Chief of Army Staff
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Buhari appoints New Chief of Army Staff

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

Major Farouk Yahaya will replace General Attahiru, who was killed in a plane crash alongside ten other military officers. This was made public earlier today in a Twitter Post by Defence HQ Nigeria- the official Twitter handle of Nigeria Defence Army.

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According to Sahara Reporters, 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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