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25 Generals, others may be forced to retire after Farouk Yahaya replaces Attahiru as COAS

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The appointment of Main Common Farouk Yahaya could result in the pressured retirement of as much as 25 Generals.

Yahaya was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as the brand new Chief of Military Workers (COAS) on Thursday, to interchange Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in a airplane crash in Kaduna final week.

Till his appointment, Yahaya was the Theatre Commander, Operation Hadin Kai.

The operation was liable for counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency battle within the North-East.

Yahaya’s emergence could, nonetheless, end result ultimately of the careers of about 25 main generals who had been of the Common Course 35 and Common Course 36 and had been his seniors, DAILY POST has learnt.

Based on army custom, the brand new COAS, who’s of Course 37 is junior to those officers and can’t superintend over them.

Yahaya can also be junior to the opposite service chiefs because the Chief of Defence Workers, Common Fortunate Irabor is of Common Course 34 Consumption; Chief of Naval Workers, Vice Admiral Awwal Gambo and Chief of the Air Workers, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, each being Common Course 35 intakes.

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