President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, in Abuja chaired the maiden virtual meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), where he revealed his new Chief of Staff, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari.
The meeting involved Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, and some of the cabinet ministers.
NAN reports that a one minute silence was observed in honour of the late Malam Abba Kyari and some former members of the cabinet before the commencement of the meeting.
During the meeting, the SGF formally announced Gambari as the new CoS to the President.
Gambari took his official seat as Chief of Staff to the President immediately after his introduction by the SGF.
Following his appointment, Professor Gambari has arrived at the Presidential Villa for the FEC meeting.
Other ministers at the meeting include, Ministers of information and Culture, Transport, Solid minerals, Power, Agriculture, and Budget and National planning are physically in the meeting while the remaining cabinet members will join the meeting virtually.