Farouk Yahaya Now Chief Of Army Staff

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.

A statement issued by acting Director Defence Information, Onyema Nwachukwu, a Brigadier General 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.

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