Nigeria’s new Defense Chief visits Hadin Kai

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ABUJA, 17 June, 2021 (TON): Nigeria’s Major General Farouk Yahaya visited main base in Maiduguri, Borno state Hadin Kai.

As new military head, General Farouk Yahaya will now in addition to the decade-long insurgency in Nigeria, also have to have to contend with the rampant kidnappings in the country's northwest.

President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Yahaya on 27 May.

However, this position is yet to be officially confirmed by the national assembly, the general takes over from Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru.


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