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Buhari’s New CoS, Gambari Attends First FEC Meeting

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The new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, on Wednesday attended the Federal Executive Council Meeting (FEC).

Naija News reports that the virtual FEC meeting which was presided over by President Buhari only had seven Minister physically present.

The opening Christian prayer at the FEC was said by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, while the Muslim prayer was said by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development.

This online news platform had earlier reported that the president on Tuesday appointed Gambari to replace the late Abba Kyari who recently died from coronavirus.

On arrival at the Presidential Villa, the new Chief of Staff, Prof. Gambari was received by Senior Presidency officials including the Director of Protocol, Alhaji Yakubu Ahmed and the Permanent Secretary State House, Mallam Tijani Umar.

Others include the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Foreign Affairs, Office of the Vice President, Amb. Abdullahi Gwari as well as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garuba Shehu who all ushered him into the Aso Chambers of the State House, Abuja.

George Oshogwe Ogbolu is a Digital Media Strategist | Content Writer | Journalist | New Media Influencer | Proofreader and a Deputy Editor at Naija News.