The appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS) has been confirmed by the senate today June 22, 2021.

This followed after President Muhammadu Buhari on June 1 asked the Senate to confirm Farouk Yahaya as Army Chief.

President Buhari appointed him to fill the space of the late Army Chief, Lt. General Ibrahim Attahiru who died alongside 10 other officers in a crashed plane while on an official visit to Zaria.

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