Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has resigned as Chairman of the Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD).
According to the Executive Director of the Centre, Amb. Abdullahi Omaki, Gambari conveyed in writing, his immediate withdrawal based on his conviction that it is the best thing to do to avoid conflicts of interest.
“I have conveyed this development to the attention of the Board Members who, after their deliberation, unanimously appointed Mallam Abidu Yazid as the new Chairman for Savannah Centre for Diplomacy, Democracy and Development (SCDDD).
“I would like to once again congratulate Prof. Gambari for his vision in establishing this Think-Tank that has made tremendous contributions to the sustenance of Democracy and Development through constructive advocacies since 2014.