Buhari Appoints New COS

The President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari, has reportedly appointed Babagana Kingibe as Chief of Staff to replace Abba Kyari, according to The Times.

Babagana, who was a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, replaces the late Abba Kyari, who recently died due to Coronavirus complications.

Kingibe has served the nation in different capacities as a diplomat, Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1993 to 1995, Minister of Internal Affairs from 1995 to 1997, Minister of Power and Steel from 1997 to 1998; and Secretary to the Government of the Federation from 2007 to 2008, has been appointed to fill the vacant position.

He has reportedly been acting as Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari since Kyari left the Presidency for treatment.

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