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Why I appointed Gen Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has defined why he appointed Main-Common Farouk Yahaya because the Chief of Military Workers (COAS).

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In an interview on Come up TV on Thursday, Buhari mentioned Yahaya was appointed forward of his superiors due to his expertise combating Boko Haram within the North-east.

The president additionally defined the selection of Yahaya was as a result of he had the assist and understanding of the Nigerian troops.

“Individuals who have been there for 18 years and even for 10 years, they educated in Zaria or in Abeokuta, they arrive via the ranks.

“And since they served underneath all of the circumstances, the crises and every thing and so they step by step rise to that standing and also you suppose you simply choose any individual simply to steadiness up? These positions should be earned,” he added.

DAILY POST stories that Yahaya changed Lieutenant Common Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in a aircraft crash with 10 different navy officers whereas on an official journey to Kaduna State final month.

Till his appointment, Yayaha was the Theatre Commander of Operation Hadin Kai, the counter-insurgency operation within the North-east.

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