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New Army Chief, Yahaya pays last respect to predecessor, Attahiru

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The brand new Chief of Military Employees, Main Normal Farouk Yahaya, has paid his final respect to his predecessor, late Lieutenant Normal Ibrahim Attahiru.

Attahiru and different navy officers died in an air crash final Friday in Kaduna. They have been buried the next day.

Yahaya signed the condolence register on the headquarters of the Theatre Command of Operation HADIN KAI, Maiduguri, Borno State.

The command, positioned at Maimalari Cantonment, is liable for counter-terrorism and counter-insurgency operations within the North-East.

Born on January 5, 1966 in Sifawa, Bodinga Native Authorities Space of Sokoto, Yahaya is a member of the 37 Common Course of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA).

The brand new COAS was commissioned into the Nigerian Military Infantry Corps on September 22, 1990.

He was Garrison Commander, Headquarters Guards Brigade; Directing Employees, Armed Forces Command and Employees School (AFCSC); Deputy Director, Military Analysis and Growth; and Chief of Employees, Headquarters Joint Job Power Operation Pulo Defend.

Yahaya additionally served because the Principal Normal Employees Officer (PGSO) to the Minister of Defence and Commander, Headquarters 4 Brigade and 29 Job Power Brigade (Operation Zaman Lafiya).

He was previously Army Secretary; Normal Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division, and Theatre Commander Operation HADIN KAI.

The brand new Chief will assume workplace at present on the Military Headquarters in Abuja.

Arms buy: My predecessors know higher – Military chief, Attahiru

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