Breaking:  Buhari Appoints New Chief Of Army Staff

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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.

Brigadier General  Onyema Nwachukwu, the Acting Director Defence Information who announced this in a statement said; “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.

He replaces the late Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a military plane crash recently.

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