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Ahmed Joda One of Finest Public Servants Nigeria Produced, Says Gov Badaru 

Ahmed Joda One of  Finest Public Servants Nigeria Produced — Gov Badaru 

Alhaji Ahmed Joda, a former federal permanent secretary, is dead.

His personal secretary, Alhaji Mohammed Baba, broke the news of his death on Friday in  Yola, saying Joda died after a brief illness at the Federal Medical Centre, Yola, same day.

Baba said the deceased was born in Yola in 1930, attended Yola Elementary School and Yola Middle School before proceeding to Barewa College from 1945 to 1948.

In the 1950s, he attended Pitman College, London, and gained practical experience in journalism while staying in Britain.

After completing his secondary education in 1948, Joda was admitted to Moor Plantation, Ibadan.

A statement by his special adviser, media and public relations, Habibu Nuhu Kila said the governor described late Joda as “a seasoned administrator and elder statesman who excelled in both his public and private life died in the service of humanity.
“According to the Governor, late Ahmed Joda who chaired the transition committee that ushered in President Buhari’s administration in 2015 is one of the finest public servant the nation produced.
“He therefore on behalf of himself, people of Jigawa State expressed his sympathy to the Governor and people of Adamawa state for the loss and prayed to Almighty to grant him eternal rest.”

 

Faruk Khalil
Faruk Khalilhttps://nigeriansketch.com/
Khalil Faruk (Deputy Editor-in-Chief), has a Bachelors and Master's degree in Political Science and has worked as a reporter, features editor and Deputy Editor-in-Chief respectively in a leading Nigerian daily. He has undergone trainings in journalism, photo journalism and online journalism within and outside Nigeria.

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