Stakeholders in Ondo React to Professor Gambari’s Appointment as COS
The appointment of the chief of staff to the president, Professor Ibrahim Gambari has begun to attract comments on the political landscape
The Chief of Staff to the Ondo State Governor, Chief Olugbenga Ale, who described the appointment as a well thought out one to the benefit of Nigerians, said Professor Gambari was well versed in the nation’s politics as well as grounded in international politics
On his part the Ondo State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Ade Adetimehin, who described the appointment as a balancing one, said Gambari would do well as an astute administrator, technocrat and academic
Mr Adetimehin congratulated the President for finding such a man that had it all while, also wished Professor Gambari the best in the new office
Meanwhile, the Director of Publicity, Ondo State Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr Zadok Akintoye sees the appointment of Professor Ibrahim Gambari as a bridge between the northern and southern Nigeria
Mr Akintoye, who described the appointment as continuity of principle of power sharing, however, hope Gambari would pursue unity of Nigerians and would not replicate allegations of nepotism levied against the late chief of staff Abba Kyari.