- Describes appointment as reward for loyalty and merit
Member representing Okene 1 State Constituency at the Kogi State House of Assembly, Hon. Lawi AT Ahmed has applauded the appointment of Femi Gbajabiamila as Chief of Staff to President Bola Tinubu.
Hon. Lawi, in a statement while responding to reporters in Lokoja on Saturday, described Gbajabiamila as a very close and good friend who he said is a man with wisdom and solution maker.
He further described the appointment as well-deserved, reward for loyalty and based on merit, given the incumbent Speaker of the House of Representatives’ enviable pedigree in diplomacy, administration and academics.
The lawmaker said, “I wish to applaud President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for appointing Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila as his new Chief of Staff.
“This is indeed a good choice, considering his vast knowledge, experience and pedigree in administration and diplomacy both at national and global levels.
“I have no doubt that he will deploy his wealth of experience, national and global connections in giving Mr President the needed support to deliver on his mandate of taking the nation to the next level.”
Hon. Lawi then prayed to Almighty God to guide the new Chief of Staff and bless him with more wisdom as he discharged the onerous national assignment.