Tinubu Appoints Peter Obi’s VP’s Brother, Hakeem Baba-Ahmed As Special Adviser

By Damilare Adeleye

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 made his new appointment known in a post on his X handle on Monday, said he is honored 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 around. I am honored and humbled. Please pray for me & Nigeria.

It was learnt that Hakeem Baba-Ahmed is the elder brother of the running mate to Peter Obi, Presidential Candidate of the Labour Party in the 2023 election.