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Buhari Reappoints Garba Abari As NOA DG

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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reappointment of Dr. Garba Abari as the Director-General of the National Orientation Agency (NOA).

Naija News reports that the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, announced the reappointment in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday.

The statement signed by Segun Adeyemi, Special Assistant to the President (Media) Office of the Minister of Information and Culture, noted that the appointment, which took effect from 25 May, 2021, is for a final term of five years.

Dr. Abari was first appointed to the position in 2016

In other news, Buhari on Thursday appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as the new Chief of Army Staff (COAS).
This development was announced on Thursday, 27th May, 2021.

He replaces Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, who died in a military plane crash in Kaduna last Friday.

Prior to his appointment Major General Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counterterrorism Counter Insurgency military outfit in the North East code named Operation HADIN KAI.

Yahaya who is from Zamfara State, is married and blessed with children. He belongs to the Regular Course 37.

The appointment has been confirmed in a statement on the official Twitter handle of the Defence Headquarters.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.