Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, a spokesman for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), has been appointed to serve as Kashim Shettima’s special adviser on political matters.
Baba-Ahmed is the elder brother of the running mate to Peter Obi, Presidential Candidate of Labour Party in the 2023 election.
President Bola Tinubu made a number of significant appointments into Shettima’s office over the weekend, including his.
In a post on his X account on Monday, Baba-Ahmed announced his new position and expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to contribute to the development of the nation.
Hakeem wrote, “It is time to make it public that I have accepted the call to serve as Special Adviser (Political) to the VP.
“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.”