Barely a week after the death of the former Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru in a plane crash, President Buhari has appointed another. The present Chief Of Army Staff, Major-General Yahaya Farouk prior to his appointment as COAS was General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army.
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Full Names: Major-General Yahaya Farouk
Date of birth:
Branch/service: Nigerian Army
Rank: Major General
Few Things You’d Love To Know About The New Chief Of Army Staff
Some of the things you’d love to know about the new Chief Of Army Staff include:
– His full names are Yahaya Farouk, and he is from Zamfara State.
– Major-General Yahaya Farouk is a graduate from both the Nigerian Defence Academy and the Salford University.
– He is a member of 37 Regular Course of the Nigerian Defense Academy Kaduna.
– Prior to his appointment as the COAS, Farouk was the General Officer Commanding (GOC) 1 Division of the Nigerian Army
– He was also the Theatre Commander of the Counter Terrorism and Counter Insurgency military outfit in North Eastern part of Nigeria.
– In 2019, Farouk led the operation CLEAN SWEEP, a clearance operation to flush out bandits in the Kuduru forest for Birnin Gwari Local Government Area.
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