President Bola Tinubu has appointed Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, elder brother of Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed, the Labour Party vice presidential candidate, as his Special Adviser on political matters, office of the Vice President.
Yusuf is Peter Obi’s running mate in the February 25 presidential election.
Baba-Ahmed is also the Spokesman for the Northern Elders Forum.
Announcing the appointment via his X account, Baba-Ahmed said, “It is time to make it public that I have accepted the call to serve as Special Adviser (Political) to the VP, @KShettim.
“This is not the time for fence-sitting or criticism when you can be useful in turning the country round. I am honoured and humbled. Please pray for me and Nigeria.”