Tinubu appoints Hakeem Baba-Ahmed as special adviser


President Bola Tinubu has appointed Dr Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, the spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum, as Special Adviser on Political Issues in the office of Vice-President Kashim Shettima.

Baba-Ahmed, who is the elder brother of the running mate to Peter Obi, presidential candidate of Labour Party in the 2023 election, disclosed this on Monday in a post on his X handle.

He expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to contribute to nation development.

He tweeted, “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 around. I am honoured and humbled. Please pray for me & Nigeria.”