The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari for the confirmation of the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Major General Farouk Yahaya.
The request, which was contained in a letter, was read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday.
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Buhari urged the Senate to consider and approve his requests in the usual expeditious manner.
President Buhari appointed Major General Yahaya the COAS following the death of Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru in May.