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New Army chief to celebrate Sallah with troops

16 July 2015, 21:42

Abuja - The new acting Army Chief of Staff, Maj-Gen, Tukur Burutai, will be heading to Yobe State to celebrate his appointment with troops fighting Boko Haram, Punch reported.

Burutai met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, where he was told of what is expected of him in the appointment.

Also read: Army chief assures end to terrorism

The Army chief expressed that it is only fair he celebrates Sallah with the troops.

His appointment was approved earlier in the week by Buhari, together with the National Security advisor for the country.

Burutai was the Commander of the Multinational Joint Task Force before his appointment.

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