By John Shiklam in Kaduna
Former Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbe, has been elected Chairman of the northern sociocultural group, the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF).
A former Minister of State for Power and Steel, Alhaji Murtala Aliyu, also emerged as the Secretary General of the forum.
They were elected on Tuesday at a meeting of the General Assembly of the forum in Kaduna.
Amb. Shehu Malami, Senator Fred Orti and Amb. Ibrahim Mai Sule, were also elected as chairman, deputy chairman and vice chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) respectively.
Other members of the National Working Committee (NWC) are Senator Ibrahim Ida (Deputy Chairman), Senator Salihu Matori -Vice Chairman, Alhaji Tambari Ahmed – Deputy Secretary General, Alhaji Yakubu Gobir – Assistant Secretary General, Mr Emmanuel Yaweh – Publicity Secretary, Ambassador Ayuba Ngbako -Deputy Publicity Secretary and Col. Aliyu Audu as Assistant Publicity Secretary.
Also elected were Alhaji Shuaibu Shehu- Legal Adviser, Alhaji Yahaya Abdullahi, Deputy Legal Adviser, Alhaji Mohammed Jibrin – Assistant Legal Adviser, Alhaji Babasule Bisalla-Treasurer, Ms Fati E. Ibrahim -Deputy treasurer, Alhaji Yusuf Jega -Assistant treasurer, Alhaji Ibrahim Moriki -Financial Secretary, Chief Kevin Kwap-Deputy Financial Secretary, among others.
The meeting of the General Assembly was presided over by the outgoing BoT Chairman. Alhaji Adamu Fika.