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BREAKING: Buhari appoints Maj Gen Yahaya as new Chief of Army Staff

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President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a brand new Chief of Military Employees following the loss of life of Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru.

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Nigeria’s new Military chief is Main Normal Farouk Yahaya, a former Normal Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Military and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency navy outfit within the North East, codenamed Operation HADIN KAI.

Ibrahim Attahiru died in an air crash on Friday alongside 10 different senior navy officers.

An announcement signed by Brigadier Normal Onyema Nwachukwu, Performing Director Defence Data, Defence Headquarters, stated, “The Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Main Normal Farouk Yahaya as the brand new Chief of Military Employees.

“Previous to his appointment, Main Normal Yahaya was the Normal Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Military and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counter Terrorism Counter Insurgency navy outfit within the North East, code named Operation HADIN KAI.”

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