President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Professor Ibrahim Gambari as the new Chief of Staff to the President.
Professor Gambari, 75, was the former Minister for External Affairs between 1984 to 1985.
He was appointed chairperson of the African Union Commission as Joint African Union-United Nations Special Representative for Darfur in 2010.
Ban Ki moon appointed Professor Gambari as Special Adviser on the International Compact with Iraq and Other Issues for the Secretary-General of UN in 2007.
Professor Gambari is a diplomat from Kwara state.
He replaces Abba Kyari who died on the 17th of April of complications from Coronavirus.