President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a new Chief of Army Staff in the person of Major General Farouk Yahaya
The appointment comes just a few days after the death of the former Chief of Army Staff, Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru in a plane crash on Friday, May 21st
Before 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 appointment comes as a surprise to most Nigerians although it was expected.
A major congratulations to the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya as Nigerians look forward to him exercising his duties to the fullest with regards to combating crime in the country