Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has urged Nigerians to welcome the appointment of Prof. Ibrahim Gambari as the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari.
Sanwo-Olu, in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr Gboyega Akosile, on Wednesday, said Gambari’s appointment is a major win for the presidency and Nigeria as a whole especially at a time like this.
According to him, Gambari will contribute to giving Nigeria a better outlook especially at a time when the country is confronting a major challenge with a global outlook
He described Gambari as a man of impeccable character, leadership who embodies the Nigerian dream.
”The choice of Professor Gambari as a successor to the late Mallam Abba Kyari by President Muhammadu Buhari is commendable.
“Gambari is not just an academic or a diplomat but someone who epitomises the Nigerian dream.
He added that he had developed meaningfully following his personal and official interactions with Professor Gambari.
“The years of experience garnered by new CoS in various fields of international diplomacy and politics, academics, research and management, would help Buhari in the onerous task of administering the nation.
”I have no doubt that Professor Gambari’s appointment is a major win for the presidency and the nation as a whole, especially coming at a time when Nigeria is confronting a major challenge with a global outlook,” he said.
Sanwo-Olu further appealed to Nigerians to support the new Chief of Staff, as the nation has a lot to benefit from his varied skills.