Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Abdul-Azeez Suleiman emerges Northern Elders Forum’s spokesperson

“Abdul Azeez Suleiman is expected to strive to amplify NEF’s voice.’’

• November 30, 2023
Abdul-Azeez Suleiman
Abdul-Azeez Suleiman

The Northern Elders Forum on Wednesday announced the appointment of Abdul-Azeez Suleiman as the new director of publicity and advocacy of the organisation. He replaces Hakeem Baba-Ahmed appointed as political adviser to Vice President Kashim Shettima’s office in September.

Mr Suleiman’s appointment was announced in a statement signed by the director-general, Prof. Danjuma Doknan Sheni, on Friday.

“The Northern Elders Forum is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Director of Publicity and Advocacy/Spokesperson, Abdul-Azeez Suleiman, following an extensive search for the most suitable candidate, The appointment was approved by Professor Ango Abdullahi, the esteemed convener of the Northern Elders Forum, and is effective immediately,” the statement read.

The letter indicated that Mr Suleiman in his new role is expected to “amplify” the forum’s voice, ensure it reaches a wider audience, and foster collaboration between the forum and its stakeholders.

“Abdul Azeez Suleiman is expected to strive to amplify NEF’s voice, ensuring its message reaches a broader audience through his effective communication skills. Suleiman will foster understanding and inspire collaboration and generate constructive dialogue between NEF and its stakeholders,” the statement noted.

The statement also said Mr Suleiman was considered due to his proven prowess and experience in journalism and communication across several media houses where he “consistently exemplified professionalism.” Before this appointment, he was spokesperson for the Coalition of Northern Groups.

“NEF remains steadfast in its dedication to addressing the challenges faced by the region and is confident that Suleiman’s appointment will significantly enhance its objectives,” it further read.

We have recently deactivated our website's comment provider in favour of other channels of distribution and commentary. We encourage you to join the conversation on our stories via our Facebook, Twitter and other social media pages.

More from Peoples Gazette

Katsina State

Politics

Katsina youths pledge to deliver over 2 million votes to Atiku

“Katsina State is Atiku’s political base because it is his second home.”

Cubana Chief Priest

Anti-Corruption

Cubana Chief Priest pleads not guilty to naira abuse charge

The defendant lawyer urged the court to grant his application for bail as moved.

Court

States

Trader jailed six months for assaulting sister-in-law

The prosecutor said the convict hit the complainant on the head.

Nigerian Defence Academy

States

NDA alerts Kaduna communities to upcoming shooting practice

“The general public is advised to avoid trespassing in the general area throughout the period of the exercise.’’

Minister of State for Youth Development, Ayodele Olawande

NationWide

Ministry to partner NIPSS in harnessing digital economy for youth empowerment

The minister said collaboration with NIPSS would facilitate capacity building for young people in the digital economy.

Dangote refinery

Economy

Ex-MAN boss lauds Dangote for pegging diesel price at N1,000 per litre

Mr Adegbite said he hoped the move would be sustained and not just predatory pricing.