Datti’s Elder Brother Appointed Special Adviser To Shettima

Hakeem Baba-Ahmed has been appointed to serve as the special adviser on political matters to Vice-President Kashim Shettima.

Baba-Ahmed is an elder brother of Datti Baba-Ahmed, vice-presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP) in the February 25 election.

He is also the spokesperson of the Northern Elders Forum (NEF).

Baba-Ahmed announced the development in a post on Monday on his official X page.

He said now is not the time for fence-sitting or criticism and urged Nigerians to pray for him and the country.

“It is time to make it public that I have accepted the call to serve as Special Adviser (Political) to the VP, @KShettim,” he 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 had served as chief of staff to Bukola Saraki, former senate president, from 2017 – 2019.

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