New COAS, Farouk Yahaya appears before Reps for screening

Farouk Yahaya

Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Maj. Gen. Farouk Yahaya has appeared before the House of Representatives for screening on Tuesday.

Yahaya will be grilled by a Joint House Committee on Defence and Army respectively chaired by Hon Babajimi Benson and Abdukraq Namdas.

He was accompanied to the screening by the Special Adviser to the President on House of Representatives, Umar El-Yakub and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence.

Before the session was declared a closed-door session, the Chairman of the Committee on Army, Abdulrasak Namdas, asked Yahaya about the synergy between the armed forces.

President Muhammadu Buhari recently appointed Yahaya to replace former COAS, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash in Kaduna.

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