A northern elder statesman who additionally headed the 2015 Transition Committee of President Muhammadu Buhari, Ahmed Joda, is useless.
An announcement from some family and friends members on Friday confirmed Joda’s loss of life.
The elder statesman was a retired Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Industries, and rose to change into one of many tremendous Permanent Secretaries beneath the army authorities of Gen Yakubu Gowon (retd.) within the Nineteen Seventies.
He served as chairman and board member of varied firms together with; the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Nigerian Communications Commission, Pastoral Resolve, Chagoury Group, and the Flour Mills of Nigeria.
He was additionally a member of the 1988 Constituent Assembly which deliberate the constitutional transition of the Third Nigerian Republic.
In 1999, he was appointed within the committee to advise the Olusegun Obasanjo’s Presidency on Poverty Alleviation and in 2015, he headed the Muhammadu Buhari presidential transition.