Vice-President, Kashim Shettima has appointed the spokesperson of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed as the special adviser on political issues.
Dr Baba-Ahmed Baba is the elder brother of Labour Party (LP) Presidential candidate, Peter Obi’s running mate, Datti Baba-Ahmed.
He disclosed his appointment in a post on his X handle on Monday, saying that he appreciated the chance he was given to help contribute in building the country.
The post reads, “It is time to make it public that I have accepted the call to serve as Special Adviser (Political) to the VP,” Hakeem said.
“This is not the time for fence-sitting or criticism when you can be useful in turning the country round. I am honored and humbled. Please pray for me & Nigeria.”
Baba-Ahmed had also served as Chief of Staff to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki from 2017 – 2019.
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