Senator Ahmed Makarfi, Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has joined micro-blogging site, Twitter, with the handle, @SenMakarfi.
The handle has made a single tweet, chanting the slogan of the party, “PDP…. Power to the People”
The verified handle of the PDP, @PdpNigeria also welcomed him.
“Welcome to Twitter your Excellency our Chairman @SenMakarfi.”
The handle enjoys over 145 followers in less within two hours of its opening.
Makarfi was appointed to superintend over the affairs of the party after former governor of Borno, Ali Modu Sheriff was sacked during the Port-Harcourt convention.
Makarfi was governor of Kaduna State from 29 May 1999 to 29 May 2007, and was elected Senator for Kaduna North in April 2007.
He started his working career at the Nigeria Universal Bank, where he rose to the rank of Assistant General Manager. He held many ad-hoc responsibilities during this period. In1994, he was appointed to the Kaduna State Executive Council as Honorable Commissioner of Finance and Economic Planning before returning to the private sector.
He became a member of the Board of Trustees at the Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution in Abuja as well as its Director of Finance and Administration.