The Chief of staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, said that the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (Ret’d.), is determined to leave a legacy of performance and example.
Gambari made this statement during the commissioning of the 54-seater State House Multi-Purpose Training Centre at the Auditorium, fitted with state-of-the-art multimedia equipment, renovated ward and three new ambulances at the State House Clinic, on Thursday.
Leadership reported that he also urged public office holders to emulate the president on the provision of infrastructure and enhancing the capacity of the civil service on service delivery.
He said, ”If everybody does their best to improve on what they find, by the time President Buhari leaves office at the end of his administration, he will leave facilities much better than he found it.”
Extolling Buhari’s style of leadership, he said the president would be remembered for leaving a legacy of leadership by example and excellence, and for enhancing the capacity of State House staff and all Agencies of government to deliver to the best of their abilities.
At the Multi-purpose Training Centre also , Gambari affirmed that the Buhari administration is committed to promoting excellence in public service, driven by ICT development, adding that directors in the federal civil service aspiring for the position of permanent secretary must pass ICT proficiency test.
He stated, ”You cannot become a Permanent Secretary in the Federal Civil Service of the Federal Republic of Nigeria anymore unless you have a solid ICT background.
”The State House is supposed to be an epitome of excellence and that’s why whether it’s the Press Centre, or the ongoing Presidential VIP Wing of State House Clinic, this new Centre is an addition to the standard of excellence expected at the Villa”.