“Cracking Jokes Is My Hobby”, New Chief of Army Staff Says

May 27, 2021
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Major-General Farouk Yahaya, the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, has stated that his hobbies include cracking jokes, traveling, reading, and listening to local music.

This is according to Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, who shared his curriculum vitae on Facebook.

According to the CV, Yahaya speaks four languages including English, Spanish, Arabic and Hausa.

The general, who was commissioned in 1985, has attended nine courses in his career including the National Defence Course in Chile.

He served as military secretary and then General Officer Commanding before his latest appointment.

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