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Buhari appoints new Chief of Army Staff

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Buhari appoints new Chief of Army Staff

Maj. Gen. F. Yahaya


President Muhammadu Buhari has announced the appointment of Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.

This is contained in a statement signed and released on Thursday by military spokesperson Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu.

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 Counterterrorism Counter Insurgency military outfit in the North East code-named Operation HADIN KAI, the statement said.

Buhari appoints new Chief of Army Staff

His appointment comes days after the immediate past army chief, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru died in a Kaduna air-crash along with 10 other military officials.

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