By Abubakar Yunusa
The Northern Elders Forum (NEF), congratulated its Director of Publicity and Advocacy Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, on his appointment as Special Adviser on Political Matters in the Office of the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Alhaji Kashim Shettima.
Baba-Ahmed disclosed his new appointment in a post on his handle on Monday, expressing his honor to have the opportunity to contribute to nation-building.
The forum in a congratulatory message signed by its Director-General, Prof. Doknan Sheni, on Tuesday, the Forum describes Baba-Ahmed’s appointment as a welcome development and congratulates Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed on this appointment.
“The Forum views this appointment as a signal of the willingness of President Ahmed Bola Tinubu’s administration to tap into the competencies and experiences of Nigerians that are abundant throughout the country.
“The Forum hopes that the Presidency will fully utilize Dr. Baba-Ahmed’s extensive experience in administration and governance for the betterment of the country.
“Once again, congratulations to Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed for this noble appointment.”