Connect with us

News

Nigeria Gets New Chief of Army Staff (COAS): BREAKING NEWS

Published

on

Nigeria gets new Chief of Army Staff (COAS)

Nigeria gets new Chief of Army Staff (COAS) nigeria - Screenshot 2021 05 27 at 1 - Nigeria Gets New Chief of Army Staff (COAS): BREAKING NEWS

Following the death of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru in a 2021 NAF Beechcraft B300 King Air 350i plane crash near Kaduna International Airport. President Muhammadu buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS).

The announcement was made via a statement this Thursday afternoon by Brigadier General Onyema Nwachukwu, acting director of Defense information.

The statement read; “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.”

“Before his appointment, Major General Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counterterrorism Counter Insurgency military outfit in the North East code-named Operation HADIN KAI.”

Advertisement

The death of late Chief of Army Staff Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 others came as a blow to the country.

Nigeria gets new Chief of Army Staff (COAS) nigeria - 118609349 coas2 300x169 - Nigeria Gets New Chief of Army Staff (COAS): BREAKING NEWS

More details coming soon…

 

READ ALSO:After Being Kidnapped While On Leave In Kebbi, a Nigerian Naval Officer Has Regained His Freedom

Click HERE to follow 50minds on Twitter for Breaking News and More

Advertisement
READ ALSO:  Breaking:Immediate Past NNPC GMD, Baru, is dead
Advertisement

Trending

error: Content is protected !!