Video of Nigeria Army jubilating over the appointment of new chief of staff https://youtu.be/k45an26ln9U
On Thursday afternoon, Yahaya’s appointment was announced using a statement by the Nigerian Defence Headquarters, signed by Onyema Nwachukwu, the acting manager of defence information.
The 55-year-old has been the General Officer Commanding 1 Section of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre Commander of this Counter-Terrorism, Counter-Insurgency military ensemble at the North East code-named: Operation HADIN KAI.
The air in the Theatre Control HQ at Maimalari Cantonment, Maiduguri on Thursday afternoon was happy as soldiers hailed Yahaya while he addressed them. See the footage under;