Following the death of Ambassador Shehu Malami Sarkin Sudan, the Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF, has appointed Alhaji Bashir Dalhatu, the Wazirin Dutse, as its Board of Trustees’ chairman.
Alhaji Bashir Dalhatu’s appointment was approved during the forum’s meeting held in Kaduna.
The new Chairman, who served in the government of Kano State in various ministries, including the Kano State Ministry of Works and Survey and Ministry of Agriculture, before later becoming state counsel in the Ministry of Justice, was born in Dutse, in the present day Jigawa State, on November 12, 1949.
He attended Rumfa College, Kano, from 1963 to 1967 and in 1972, obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Law from the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria, and was called to the bar in 1973 before later studying law in London.
Meanwhile, Arch. Gabriel Aduku, who took over from Chief Audu Ogbeh, and Alhaji Murtala Aliyu who emerged as secretary, have formally assumed office as the National Executive Council’s chairman and secretary of the ACF respectively after ratification by the selection committee and the BoT.
Other elected members into the position of NWC included Sen. Ibrahim Ida as Deputy Chairman, Northwest, Alhaji Muhammed Kari, Vice Chairman, Northeast; Alhaji Ibrahim Moriki, Deputy Secretary General, Northwest and Achanna Yaro from Gombe State as Legal Adviser, Northeast, among others.