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New Army Chief: President Buhari Appoints Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS).

The Acting Director of Defence Information, Onyema Nwachukwu, who disclosed this in a statement, said Yahaya will now oversee all army operations and activities across the country.

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.

The new COAS who is from Zamfara State is married and blessed with children.

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