Abba Kyari: Former lawmakers endorse Abba Ali as Buhari's next chief of staff

Abba Kyari: Former lawmakers endorse Abba Ali as Buhari's next chief of staff

- Association of former lawmakers in Nigeria has unveiled their preferred candidate to replace Kyari as Buhari's chief of staff

- The ex-lawmakers said Senator Abba Ali has all the required attributes to serve as President Buhari's chief of staff

- Kyari, the late chief of staff, died of coronavirus on Friday, April 17, weeks after contracting the infectious disease

The position of the Chief of Staff (CoS) to President Muhammadu Buhari is vacant following the death of Abba Kyari who had occupied the position until he died of COVID-19 on Friday, April 17.

Many prominent politicians have been listed as probable candidates to be appointed by President Buhari to replace Kyari.

The League of Former Parliamentarians (LFP) joined the conversation on Wednesday, April 22, by urging the president to appoint Senator Abba Ali.

Abba Kyari: Former lawmakers endorse Abba Ali as Buhari's next chief of staff
Former lawmakers endorse Senator Abba Ali (middle) as Buhari's next chief of staff
Source: UGC

According to The Guardian, LFP told newsmen in Owerri, the Imo state capital, that Ali was best suited for the important position, being a sound lawyer and educationist. gathers that former acting governor of Imo state, Kelechi Iwuagu, Alhaji Gambo Sallau, AbdulAziz Gafasa and Kabiru Rurum in a signed resolution assured President Buhari of their candidate’s competence and capacity to serve meritoriously.

The former parliamentarians reiterated that Ali possessed all the noble attributes Buhari ascribed to the late chief of staff, describing him as “a detribalised Nigerian.”

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In another related report, a founding member of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) from the south-south part of Nigeria, Chief Richard Kpodoh, has named Alhaji Abdulrahaman Abdallah as one of the most qualified for the position of the chief of staff to President Buhari.

Kpodoh, thus, appealed to the president to make Abdallah his chief of staff.

Speaking in Port Harcourt, Rivers state, Kpodoh insisted that among the persons contending to replace the late Abba Kyari, Abdallah remained the most qualified for the position.

According to him Abdallah, who hails from Malumfashi local government area of Katsina state, has shown loyalty, commitment, and dedication in public service.

The politician recalled that Abdallah, who he called a well-educated man and schoolmate to late President Umaru Yar'Adua, was offered a similar position during a previous administration. ( - We have upgraded to serve you better.

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