President Muhammadu Buhari has today while presiding over the maiden virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the council chamber of the State House, Abuja, disclosed that Prof. Ibrahim Gambari is now the new Chief of staff to the President.
The virtual meeting which is first of its kind in the history of the FEC meeting in Nigeria, the meeting which was chaired over by President Buhari, the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and some of the cabinet ministers.
Others who were part of the meeting were the Head of the Service, Folashade Yemi-Esan, joined the meeting from the comfort of their various offices.
The meeting which kick-started about 11:22 am, as compelled by the prevailing global pandemic and also as a measure to conform with the social distancing protocol.
NAN reported that the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, whose name went viral especially over the social media that he has been appointed as the new Chief of Staff since yesterday was also seen at the meeting.
A minutes silence was observed in honour of Mallam Abba kyari and some other diseased members of the cabinet before the commencement of the meeting, subsequently, the SGF formerly introduced Gambari as the new Chief of Staff.
He immediately took his seat as the new Chief of Staff after the formal introduction. (NAN)