Professor Ibrahim Gambari, chief of employees to President Muhammadu Buhari, mentioned his director didn’t use and jettison his loyalists like different politicians within the nation.
Reacting to reward from State Home administration and employees at a reception to mark his 78th birthday on the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Thursday, November 24, Gambari mentioned Buhari rewards loyalty regardless of the time it takes.
“Once I got here on board I mentioned my job was easy – to offer loyalty, competence and assist and that is why even when Mr. President sees me and calls the chief of employees, I say sure sir; however the emphasis is on the ‘Workers’ and never on the ‘Chief’ as a result of there is just one Chief and he’s the President and our responsibility is to assist him loyally and competently.
“When the president provided me this job, he pulled out a photograph taken in June 1985, it was on the prime of the OAU. The then head of state was sitting within the center, and his chief press, Wada Maida, to his proper.
“And he mentioned, ‘Do you do not forget that image? I mentioned, ‘No sir, however I keep in mind the event.’ He mentioned, ‘Properly, you had been my overseas minister, we ousted from authorities in 1985, 35 years later, I discover the chance to carry you again.
“He mentioned ‘we had been interrupted then and I am taking you again now to allow you to proceed the place we left off’. I thanked him very a lot and mentioned can I’ve this photograph in order that I could make a replica? He mentioned no, I stored mine, go get yours.
“There are three the reason why I put this photograph in entrance of my desk. First, to return to the necessary start line; to point out the sort of individual our president is. He doesn’t overlook those that have labored with him, who served him loyally and whom he trusted Another folks use and throw away, not him.