BREAKING: Ahmed Joda dies at 91


An elder statesman and seasoned public administrator, Ahmed Joda, has died at the age of 91.

Family sources said he died at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, Adamawa State capital, on Friday.

He will be buried later on Friday according to Islamic rites.

Joda retired to private business during the Second Republic and served as chairman and board member of various companies including the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC).

He also chaired the transition committee that ushered in President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in 2015.

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