BY PRINCELY ONYENWE,IMO
-COAS WAS DECORATED
Early hours of Friday 28-05-2021 the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), General Lucky Irabor today hosted the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Faruk Yahaya in his office, at the Defence Headquarters (DHQ), Abuja.
Our source told 9News Nigeria that the Choec of Defence Staff congratulated Maj Gen Yahaya on his appointment as the 22nd COAS, describing it as a well deserved appointment.
The CDS also wished him a successful tenure in office as he assumes command.
Meanwhile, General Irabor further urged the new COAS to build on the legacy of his predecessor, particularly in the fight against insurgency and banditry.
The COAS was accompanied on the visit by the Chief of Policy and Plans Headquarters Nigerian Army, Maj Gen Benjamin Ahanotu.
Highlight of the visit was the CDS’ presentation of Nigerian Army flag to the new COAS.
Recall that President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday 27 May 2021 appointed Maj Gen Yahaya as the new Army Chief.
The chief of Defence Staff however urged the COAS, Major General FAROUK YAHAHA to build on legacy to improve the situation in the country.
Arise oh compatriots, NIGERIA call obey!!
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