A file photo of the Chief of Army Staff, Major General Farouk Yahaya.
The Senate has confirmed the appointment of Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff.
The red chamber took the decision following the consideration of the report of its joint committee on Defence and Army led by Senators Aliyu Wamakko and Ali Ndume.
The President of the Senate had on June 2, referred the request of President Muhammadu Buhari for Yahaya’s confirmation to the committees.
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