The new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari said Wednesday what the president needs from him at this critical period is competence, loyalty and support.
Fielding questions from State House correspondents at the end of the virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, Gambari thanked the president for the appointment and confidence reposed in him.
“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.
On what Nigerians should expect from him in his new role, 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.”
On what the president should expect from him as his new Chief of Staff, said: “I think he needs my loyalty, competence and support.”
Asked what would be his guiding principle as Chief of Staff, he said: “To serve the president to the best of my ability.”