Former secretary-general of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon has said that Professor Ibrahim Gambari and Mrs. Amina Mohammed are two best Nigerians he had ever worked with in his life.
Gambari is currently Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, and one-time UN Undersecretary General while Amina Mohammed is the current Deputy Secretary General.
A Presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement, said that the former UN secretary-general spoke in a phone call with President Buhari yesterday, April 11.
“He expressed appreciation for the support of two prominent citizens of Nigeria – Professor Ibrahim Gambari, President’s Chief of Staff and one-time UN Undersecretary General, and Mrs. Amina Mohammed, the current Deputy Secretary General – saying that they are among the best he had ever worked with.
“Ban Ki-Moon commended the President for his handling of security and related challenges facing the country.”
This was even as President Buhari also expressed appreciation to Ban Ki-Moon for his support towards the country’s progress.
“President Muhammadu Buhari told the former United Nations Secretary General that Nigeria is in full appreciation for his commitment towards the progress and socio-economic development of Nigeria the country.
“President Buhari reiterated his long-standing respect and admiration for the two-time UN Scribe and thanked him for initiating the call.”