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House Of Reps Confirm Farouk Yahaya As COAS

House Of Reps Confirm Yahaya As COAS

The House of Representatives (house of reps) on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Major-General Farouk Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff.

BizWatch Nigeria recalls that the Senate had confirmed his appointment on June 22.

BizWatch Nigeria also recalls that Major-General Yahaya was appointed by President Muhamamdu Buhari on May 27, days after the immediate past army chief, Lieutenant-General Ibrahim Attahiru died in a Kaduna air-crash along with 10 others.

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He has reiterated the army’s resolve to end insurgency in the North-East and other security threats across the country.

“We want to conclude this operation in the North-East,” Major-General Yahaya said on Saturday, “so that we can do other things; and that is the drive now.”

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