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President Buhari Decorates New COAS With Lt. Gen (Photo)
Chief of Army Staff, Major-General Farouk Yahaya has been decorated by President Muhammadu Buhari with the Lieutenant-General rank at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Assisted by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Buhari performed the brief ceremony just before the week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting.
Present at the brief ceremony were some members of FEC, including Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; National Security Adviser (NSA), Major-General Babagana Monguno; Minister of Defense, Major-General Bashir Salihi Magashi; Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defense, Senator Ali Ndume; and wife of the Chief of Army Staff, Hajiya Salamatu Yahaya, among others.