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Ibrahim Gambari Biography, Age, Family, Career, Net Worth And More

 Ibrahim Gambari Biography
Ibrahim Gambari is a Nigerian academic, diplomat and former Nigerian Ambassador to the United Nations.
He was recently announced as the new Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, replacing the late Abba Kyari who died after contacting the Coronavirus disease.
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Ibrahim Gambari Profile

Before we continue, here's a quick run down on Ibrahim Gambari's biography and a few things you'd love to know about him:
Full name: Ibrahim Gambari
Date of birth: 24th November, 1944
Age: 75 years
Education: Kings College Lagos
Alma mater: London School of Economics, Colombia University
Nationality: Nigeria
State of origin: Kwara State
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Occupation: Diplomat
Net worth:

Ibrahim Gambari Biography, Date Of Birth, Early Life, Family And Education

Ibrahim Gambari was born on the 24th of November, 1944 in Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria. His nephew Ibrahim Sulu Gambari, is the Emir of Illorin. Being born into a Fulani ruling class family, he understood the value of education at a very early age. 
He had his secondary education at the King's College, Lagos and moved for a B. Sc. degree in Economics from the London School of Economics in 1968, and later obtained his M.A and Ph.D from the Columbia University, New York, USA in Political Science /International Relations.

After education, Gambari began to teach at the City University of New York in 1969, and he worked at the University of Albany.
He also taught at the Ahmadu Bello University, in Zaria, Kaduna State and was a visiting professor at the Howard University, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and Georgetown University, all in Washington, D.C.
He has also worked as both a research fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Resident Scholar at the Bellagio Study and Conference Center, the Rockefeller Foundation-run center in Italy.

Talking about his political and diplomatic career, Gambari has served as the Minister for External Affairs between 1984 and 1985.
This was under the General Muhammadu Buhari's military regime. He holds the record for being the longest serving Nigerian Ambassador to the United Nations (1990-1999), serving under five Heads of State and Presidents.

Some of Ibrahim Gambari's honours and memberships include:-

• Ibrahim Gambari was decorated with the title of Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) by the Government of Nigeria
• Founder and Chairman of the Savannah Centre
• He is a member of the Johns Hopkins University's Society of Scholars
• Gambari is also the co-chair of the Albright-Gambari Commission
• He was accorded, honoris causa, the title of Doctor of Humane Letters (D.Hum.Litt.) from the University of Bridgeport
• On 4 March 2013, Ibrahim Gambari was named by the Governor of Kwara Abdulfatah Ahmad, as the Chancellor of the Kwara State University
Ibrahim Gambari Books

Some of Ibrahim Gambari's books and publications incldue:

• Theory and Reality in Foreign Policy Making: Nigeria After the Second Republic Ibrahim Gambari
• Democracy, human rights, and the international community Ibrahim Gambari
• United Nations 21: Better Service, Better Value, Better Management, Progress Report of the Efficiency Board to the Secretary-General Ibrahim Gambari
• The New Partnership for African Development: Challenges and Progress in Organizing International Support Ibrahim Gambari
• Political and Comparative Dimensions of Regional Integration: The Case of ECOWAS Ibrahim Gambari
• Party Politics and Foreign Policy: Nigeria Under the First Republic Ibrahim Gambari
• Nigeria at the United Nations Security Council, 1994-1995 Ibrahim Gambari
• Universal Declaration on Human Rights at Fifty: Challenges for Nigeria at Thirty Eight Ibrahim Gambari
• The Role of the United Nations in a Changing World Order Ibrahim Gambari

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