Governors of the 36 States in Nigeria have given Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to President Muhmmadu Buhari, the assurance of their support and cooperation.
They said this on Sunday in a message to the former Foreign Affairs Minister and United Nations Under-Secretary General.
It was signed by the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) Chairman, Kayode Fayemi
Fayemi, the governor of Ekiti State, said he and his colleagues were delighted about the appointment “to the exalted office”.
“As you know, this appointment comes with great responsibilities and unconventional demands requiring candour, discipline, professionalism, loyalty, focus, diligence and the highest level of service.
“Your credentials, pedigree, experience and career trajectory both locally and globally speak to your capacity. As Governors, we are excited about this appointment.
“We are available at the sub-national level to work with you as you strive to make a positive difference in our country even more so now with the exacerbation of our circumstances precipitated by the volatility of oil prices and the COVID-19 pandemic.”,
The statement wished Gambari God’s guidance and the best of luck in the “very important and challenging assignment”.
Gambari’s appointment was announced on May 13.
He is the Chancellor, Kwara State University (KWASU) in Ilorin and Pro-Chancellor/Governing Council Chairman of Bayero University, Kano (BUK).
Gambar holds a national title of Commander of Federal Republic of Nigeria (CFR).