Governor Inuwa Yahaya Pays Condolence Visit to Adamawa State Over Death of Elder Stateman, Ahmed Joda

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Earlier today, Governor Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya was in Yola, Adamawa State where he paid condolence visit to the family of the late elder statesman and former federal permanent secretary, Alhaji Ahmed Joda who died Thursday in Yola at the age of 91. 

Governor Yahaya,  in company of the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Engr Mele Kyari paid tribute to the late nonagenarian whom he described as a patriot who served Nigeria meritoriously in different positions and left behind indelible marks. 

He described the death of the Alhaji Joda as a great national loss coming at a time the country is in dire need of his wise guidance and counsel. 

Governor Yahaya conveyed  his deepest condolences to the bereaved family as well as  the government and people of Adamawa State over the huge loss,  praying Almighty Allah to grant the deceased Aljannat Firdaus.  

Ismaila Uba Misilli 

Director-General 

(Press Affairs) 

Government House 

Gombe.

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