President Buhari has appointed Major-General Farouk Yahaya as the Chief of Army Staff.
The incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counterterrorism, Counter-Insurgency military outfit in the North East took over from late Ibrahim Attahiru who died in the recent Plane Crash at the Kaduna International Airport.
He was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army prior to his appointment as the Chief of Army Staff.
Yahaya is from Zamfara state, married and blessed with children. Major General Farouk is of Regular Course 37
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