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My Loyalty is to Buhari, Not Nigerians – New Chief of Staff, Gambari

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Professor Ibrahim Gambari, the newly appointed Chief of Staff to the Office of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has made it clear his primary allegiance would be to his principal and not the public.

He made this statement on Wednesday, May 13, after his appointment as new Chief of Staff was made official.

He thanked Buhari for deeming him worthy to serve in the new capacity and promised to serve to the best of his ability.

“I thank the President of the Federal Republic for giving me the opportunity to serve him and of course, the country,” he said.

Asked what Nigerians should expect from him as Chief of Staff, he said “we have not started, I’ll have to find out. I don’t report directly to the nation, I report to the President.”

Gambari also assured Buhari of his loyalty, competence and support”.

He added that his guiding principle would be “to serve the President to the best of his ability”.
Gambari’s appointment is coming nearly a month after former Chief of Staff to Buhari, Kyari, died from Covid-19 complications.
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