Troops in North-east jubilate as Yahaya emerges new army Chief

The announcement of Maj. Gen. Faruk Yahaya as the new chief of army staff (COAS) yesterday drew pulsating jubilations at the headquarters of Operations Hadin Kai in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital. Troops of the theatre command of the war against the insurgency in the North-east jumped for joy as they were told of the rise of their commander to the top job of the service. “The excitement is not surprising,” a top military officer told THISDAY last night, explaining: “Yahaya has a reputation for taking care of his troops.” But for several senior officers, particularly Yahaya’s superiors, they have

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