President Tinubu Appoints Abdullahi Tanko Yakasai As SSA to the President on Community Engagement North West.
In a strategic move aimed at furthering the cause of inclusive governance in Nigeria, President Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu has welcomed Abdullahi Tanko Yakasai into his cabinet as the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Community Engagement, North West.
This appointment comes at a pivotal moment when Nigerian youths are fervently advocating for their active involvement in the nation’s governance.
Abdullahi Tanko Yakasai, a multifaceted politician hailing from Kano, brings a wealth of experience to his new role. He is not only a seasoned politician but also a shrewd businessman and a dedicated philanthropist. Abdullahi’s pedigree is illustrious, being the son of the esteemed Nigerian politician and human rights activist, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai OFR, who previously served as the Liaison Officer to President Shehu Shagari.
Notably, Abdullahi Tanko Yakasai is the elder brother of Salihu Tanko Yakassai, a former aide to the ex-governor of Kano State, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, who currently serves as the Party Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Abdullahi himself is a staunch member of the APC and an ardent supporter of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
Within the political landscape, Abdullahi Tanko Yakasai has carved a niche for himself as the National Coordinator of the Northern Young Professionals for Tinubu (NYPT). He played a pivotal role in mobilizing substantial support for President Tinubu across the Northern region during his campaign and eventual triumph, a feat primarily attributable to the tireless efforts of the NYPT group.
The news of Abdullahi’s appointment was officially disseminated through a statement posted on the NYPT’s official Facebook page. The statement read, “This is to officially announce to NYPT Members that our National Coordinator @Abdullahi Yakasai has been officially appointed by the President Federal Republic of Nigeria, HE Bola Ahmed Tinubu, as The Senior Special Assistant (SSAP) to the President on Community Engagement (NW).”
The NYPT further extended its congratulations to Abdullahi Yakasai and the entire NYPT leadership for this well-deserved appointment, expressing hopes for his successful tenure in the new role. As the statement emphasized, “NYPT will like to Congratulate the National Coordinator @Abdullahi Yakasai and the entire NYPT Leadership, on this well-deserved appointment; may Allah continue to guide and clear his path as he assumes his new role. Well done and Congratulations, Sir.”
In his acceptance speech, Abdullahi Tanko Yakasai pledged to follow in his father’s illustrious footsteps, executing his duties with unwavering dedication and commitment. He expressed his gratitude to President Bola Tinubu for giving him the opportunity to serve his country in this capacity.
President Bola Tinubu’s decision to appoint Abdullahi Tanko Yakasai as the Senior Special Assistant on Community Engagement, North West, show his resolute commitment to involving Nigerian youths in governance. It represents a renewed hope for young Nigerians who aspire to contribute meaningfully to the nation’s development and progress.
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Abdullahi Tanko Yakasa SSA to the President on Community Engagement North West.
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