Professor Ibrahim Gambari has been appointed as the Chief of Staff to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.).
Gambari’s appointment was announced by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, at the Federal Executive Council virtual meeting on Wednesday.
Alhaji Gambari had arrived at the Presidential Villa about 10.53am on Wednesday.
Gambari was screened on arrival for COVID-19, including having his temperature checked and using a hand sanitiser before he was ushered into the main building.
Gambari, an indigene of Kwara State, replaced Abba Kyari who died on April 17 from coronavirus-related complications.
“President @MBuhari has appointed Professor Ibrahim Gambari, as his Chief of Staff, Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, announced the appointment today at the virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting,” Bashir Ahmad, Personal Assistant on New Media to Buhari, tweeted.