Gambari: Buhari Needs My Loyalty, I’ll Give Him My Best

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Prof Ibrahim Gambari

By Omololu Ogunmade

Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, Wednesday said the president needs his loyalty and promised to be loyal and serve him to the best of his ability.

He made the pledge while answering questions from State House reporters after the first virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in the State House where he was formally presented to the country.

Gambari thanked the president for giving him the opportunity to serve, assuring that he will serve both Nigeria and Buhari to the best of his ability.

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

Asked what Nigerians should expect from him, he said: “I have not started. So, I will find out and maybe… I don’t report directly to the nation. I report directly to the president.”

Also asked what he owes the president, he said: “I think he needs my loyalty, competence and support.”

He added that his commitment as the chief of staff would be “to serve the president to the best of my ability.