The outgoing Speaker of the Federal House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has assured the President of his unalloyed dedication and loyalty to his job.
Gbajabiamila stated this following his appointment as Chief of Staff to President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Friday, June 2, 2023,
The lawmaker made this known in an appreciation message to the President on Twitter after the announcement of his appointment.
Tinubu had also appointed a former Deputy Governor of Jigawa State, Sen. Ibrahim Hadejia, as Deputy Chief of Staff and former Minister of Special Duties, George Akume, as Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The Punch reports.
Gbajabiamila, who has spent the last two decades in the Nigerian parliament, expressed profound gratitude to the President for finding him worthy of the appointment.
Pledging his allegiance to the service of the President, the new Chief of Staff stated that he will put in his best effort to ensure that the herculean task ahead of him is discharged with due diligence.
He wrote, “Thank you, Mr. President, Bola Tinubu, for finding me worthy of being your Chief of Staff. Having spent the last 20 years in the Nigerian Parliament, and after winning my 6th term election into the National Assembly, I shall work with Mr. President in discharging the enormous task ahead of him for the peace and progress of the federal republic of Nigeria. I shall give my best when I take office on June 14 2023 as reflected in Mr. President’s official letter.”