It has now turn out to be official that former International Minister Professor Ibrahim Gambari has been appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari as his new chief of employees.
Allnews: experiences that the rumor of the mill had gone into fury yesterday when the information broke for the primary time with out affirmation from the official spokespersons of the presidency.
Gambari arrived on the Presidential Villa, Abuja round 10.53 am on Wednesday and was welcomed by the Everlasting Secretary of the State Home, Mr. Tijani Umar, and a few senior administrators of the presidency.
Gambari was scrutinized on arrival for COVID-19, together with checking his temperature and utilizing a hand sanitizer, earlier than he was launched into the principle constructing.
Shortly afterwards, the Secretary to the Authorities of the Federation, Mr. Chief Mustapha introduced the appointment forward of the beginning of the Federal Govt Council assembly on Wednesday.
Gambari’s appointment comes after the demise of former Chief of Employees to the president, Abba Kyari, who died of coronavirus problems (COVID-19) on April 17, 2020.
The brand new chief of employees, who’s from Kwara state, was the minister of international affairs from 1984 to 1985 underneath the Buhari army regime.
He has held numerous management positions on the nationwide and worldwide ranges and has constructed exterior contacts with governments, in addition to with private and non-private establishments, significantly in Africa.
The 75-year-old diplomat was additionally the chairman of the United Nations Particular Committee in opposition to Apartheid (1990-1994).
He later served as Below-Secretary-Basic and Head of the United Nations Division of Political Affairs from 2005 to 2007.