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Buhari’s chief of staff, Gambari hands over to Gbajabiamila

The handing over, witnessed by President Bola Tinubu, took place on Monday at the presidential villa, Abuja.

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Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to former President Muhammadu Buhari, has handed over to his successor, Femi Gbajabiamila, the outgoing speaker of the house of representatives.

The handing over, witnessed by President Bola Tinubu, took place on Monday at the presidential villa, Abuja.

On Friday, Tinubu appointed Gbajabiamila as his chief of staff.

In a tweet thanking the president, Gbajabiamila said he would assume office on January 14, adding that he would give his best when he takes office.

Gbajabiamila, who has spent 20 years in the lower chamber, was re-elected to represent Surulere 1 federal constituency, in the general election.

He was first elected to the house of representatives in 2003 and had won five straight elections before now.

The speaker had previously served as minority whip, minority leader and majority leader before being elected as the speaker in 2019.

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