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JUST IN: Buhari decorates new COAS with Lt. Gen rank

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Rayyan Alhassan is a graduate of Journalism and Mass Communication at Sikkim Manipal University, Ghana. He is the acting Managing Editor at the Daily Nigerian newspaper, a position he has held for the past 3 years. He can be reached via [email protected], or www.facebook.com/RayyanAlhassan, or @Rayyan88 on Twitter.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has decorated Chief of Army Staff, Farouk Yahaya, with the Lieutenant-General rank at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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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, and Major-General Babagana Monguno.

Others are Minister of Defense, Bashir Magashi; Chairman of the Senate Committee on Defense, Ali Ndume; and wife of the Chief of Army Staff, Salamatu Yahaya, among others.

Details later…

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