The new Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major-General Farouk Yahaya has officially assumed duty on Friday in Abuja.

He Succeeds Late Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru who died in a plane crash last week in Kaduna alongside 10 other military officers

A handful of Army Generals received the Army Chief at the Quarter Guard, where he inspected a Guard of Honour.

Although there was no formal handing over, the Chief of Army Staff met with the Chief of Defence Staff General Lucky Irabor, behind closed doors.