Shetimma appoints Datti's Brother as SA
In the newly released list of aides from the office of the Vice President, the spokesperson for the Northern Elders Forum (NEF), Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, has has been appointed as the Special Adviser on Political Matters to Vice President Kashim Shettima.
Hakeem, a retired Federal Permanent Secretary, is the older brother of Datti Baba-Ahmed, the running mate of the Labour Party (LP) presidential candidate, Peter Obi, in the February 25 election.
Hakeem Baba-Ahmed, who made the announcement of his new appointment via a post on his X (formerly Twitter) handle on Monday, said he can no longer sit on the fence when he can be part of the system to contribute his quota to national development.
He expressed his eagerness to contribute to the nation’s development in his capacity as Special Adviser on Political Matters to the Vice President.
He wrote: “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 round. I am honored and humbled. Please pray for me & Nigeria.”
Ogun governor appoints new Chief Press Secretary
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has appointed Lekan Adeniran as his Chief Press Secretary (CPS).Governor Abiodun had, in his first term, appointed Kunle Somorin as his Chief Press Secretary.But on Tuesday, the governor, in a statement signed by the Secretary to the State Government (SSG), Tokunbo Talabi, announced the new CPS.Mr. Talabi said in the statement, "The appointment takes immediate effect.”Talabi described Adeniran as a graduate of Mass Communica...
Tinubu appoints UI 400-Level Student into Tax Reforms Committee
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has appointed a University of Ibadan (UI, 400-level student, Orire Agbaje, as a member of the Presidential Committee on Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms.On Tuesday, the committee was officially established in Abuja.The presidency in a tweet on Tuesday said, “one of the members of the Presidential Committee on Fiscal Policy and Tax Reforms inaugurated by President @officialABAT today is a 400-level Economics student of the University of Ibada...
Tinubu appoints Keyamo as Minister, withdraws Shetty Maryam’s nomination
President Bola Tinubu has nominated former Minister of State for Labor Festus Keyamo as a minister.Senate President Godswill Akpabio made the announcement on Friday during a plenary session.Tinubu also replaced Maryam Shetty, his ministerial nominee for the Ministry of Women Affairs, with Dr. Maigari Mahmud from Kano State.
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