Report had it yesterday that President Muhammadu Buhari appointed Prof Ibrahim Gambari as his new chief of staff.
The rumour set the social media on fire, compelling many Nigerians to react. Though Presidency did not issue any statement in regards to that, which however justified the rumor.
On Wednesday President Muhammadu Buhari, in Abuja chaired the maiden virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), where he “unveiled” Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as his new Chief of Staff (CoS).
The virtual meeting, the first of its kind in the history of the Federal Executive Council, was held at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa.
A former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, whose news of appointment as the new Chief of Staff (CoS) to President Buhari went viral in the traditional and new media outfits, was seen at the meeting’s venue.
A silence of one minute was observed in honour of the late Malam Abba Kyari and some former members of the cabinet before the commencement of the meeting.
During the meeting, the SGF formally announced Gambari as the new CoS to the President.
Gambari took his official seat as Chief of Staff to the President immediately after his introduction by the SGF.