Press Release : Profile of the New Army Chief

DEFENCE HEADQUARTERS MINISTRY OF DEFENCE P M B 309 GARKI – ABUJA PRESS RELEASE 27 May 2021 PROFILE OF THE NEW CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF MAJOR GENERAL FARUK YAHAYA The new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Faruk Yahaya was born on 5 January 1966 in Sifawa, Bodinga Local Government Area of Sokoto state. Maj Gen Yahaya who is a member of the 37 Regular Course of the prestigious Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), started his cadet training on 27 September 1985 and was commissioned into the Nigerian Army Infantry…

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