Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), has been appointed as the Special Adviser on Political Matters to Vice President Kashim Shettima.
Baba-Ahmed, the older brother of Datti Baba-Ahmed, is the running mate of Labour Party presidential candidate Peter Obi.
He announced his appointment via a post on his X (formerly Twitter) handle, expressing his eagerness to contribute to the nation’s development in his capacity as Special Adviser on Political Matters to the Vice President.
Baba-Ahmed previously held the position of Chief of Staff to former Senate President Bukola Saraki from 2017 to 2019. He expressed his humbledness and gratitude for the opportunity to contribute to the nation’s development.