Nigerians React As Buhari Appoints Major General Farouk Yahaya New Chief Of Army Staff
President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Yahaya as the new COAS after the tragic death of Ibrahim Attahiru in a plane crash in Kaduna.
The new COAS was the General Officer Commanding, GOC, 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counter-Terrorism Counter Insurgency military outfit in the North East, codenamed Operation HADIN KAI.
Congratulation sir, Major General Farouk Yahaya as, new chief of army Staff today we have special moment in THEATER OF WAR 👊🤸♂️ pic.twitter.com/3hK5DFDz7r
— Abubakar Adamu_G.1⚖ (@Abbakar1030) May 27, 2021
His appointment sparked some reactions on social media as fans slid under the comment section and congratulated him. Below are some comments.
@Wambai_reloaded: Congratulations and may Allah guide and protect you guys.. you’re truly appreciated
@101rays: I just saw my secondary school colleague among these soldiers, may God protect them…1
@just_Lastdon: Some are still Mourning while some will start celebrations. Such is life
@sunusi_alamin: Congratulations wish him all d best of luck with success in his duty
@DigitalQueenn: Why are they rejoicing knowing how the departed one parted
@Rajjau1: God protect our military personnel in frontline amen
@NamijinAsali: Congratulations Sir, former GOC div 1, we are proud of you
@UgwumgboJesse:When last an Igbo name was heard or eveb Yoruba name was heard on appointments Says slot Two previous from the north, this one too
@UtiNature:The first female Ambassador to the US is Igbo but, you just want to talk.11Show replies
@AyRevolutionary: Attahiru never die reach two weeks ooo
@pappyfish:The state must move forward. Life is for the living …nature abhors vacuum
@tokunbo2065: _Congratulations Sir on your new appointment, May the almighty lord protect you and give you the wisdom to perform your new tasks
@burasalis: And like that, Attahiru is a blur in the memory. Life goes on. Sometimes I wonder all the stress is for what? May God help him to stand the tide.4
@Allacarte1: Very important COMMIT THE NEW COAS INTO THE HAND OF GOD. We don’t want to cry again o Dan Allah