Breaking: Major-General Farouk Yahaya emerges new army chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the new chief of army staff.
Yahaya, a major general, will replace the deceased Attahiru Ibrahim with immediate effect.

Prior to his appointment, Major-General Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the theatre commander of a military counter-terrorism unit in the North East.

Yahaya’s appointment comes six days after his predecessor Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru and ten other military personnel died in an air crash while on an official trip to Kaduna State.

Source: Guardian Nigeria

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