Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya, who had been appointed as the new chief of army staff by the president yesterday May 27th resumes office today Friday, May 28.
His resumption at his office as the new Chief of Army Staff comes into immediate effect after the president, Muhammadu Buhari officially announced him as the new Chief of Army Staff.
There has been no report of a formal handing over to the newly appointed chief, but it is reported that the new Chief of Army Staff had a closed-door meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor.
Soon after the meeting with the Chief of Defence Staff, he had another meeting with Principal Staff Officers (PSO) and Commanders behind closed doors as well.
Yahaya was later welcomed by other Army Generals at the Quarter Guard at the Nigerian Army Headquarters