Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, the former Under Secretary General of the United Nations, has been appointed the new Chief of Staff to the President. Gambari, an indigene of Kwara State was also the Minister of External Affairs between 1984 and 1985.
A professor of repute and a global citizen, the 78 year old replaces the late former Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari.
Prof. Gambari served meritoriously in the United Nations as Under Secretary-General and Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Africa between 1999 and 2005.
He is a global citizen whose scholarly works are also recognised both home and abroad.
Prof. is the Pioneer Chancellor of the Kwara State University. As at the time of going to the press, he has not been officially announced.