President Bola Tinubu has appointed Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, spokesperson of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) as Special Adviser On Political issues in the office of Vice-President Kashim Shettima.
Baba-Ahmed, who disclosed his new appointment in a post on his X handle on Monday, said he is honoured to be given the chance to help contribute to building the country.
“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 is the elder brother of the running mate to Peter Obi, Presidential Candidate of Labour Party in the 2023 election.