President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appointed Professor Ibrahim Agboola Gambari as his new Chief of Staff.
The former Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations for the Department of Political Affairs, who is an indigene of Kwara State, was appointed to replace Abba Kyari,who dier of coronavirus last month.
Gambari, 75, is currently the Special Adviser on International Compact with Iraq and Other Issues for the Secretary-General of the United Nations and was the Minister of External Affairs between 1984 and 1985. He became the chairperson of the African Union Commission as Joint African Union-United Nations Special Representative for Darfur . in January 2010.
On March 4, 2013, Ibrahim Gambari was appointed the pioneer Chancellor of the Kwara State University.making him the ceremonial head of the university who presides over convocations to award degrees and diplomas and also supports the vision and mission of the institution.