Gov Inuwa Yahaya pays condolence visit to family of late Ahmed Joda

Gombe State Governor, Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya was in Yola on Saturday, 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.
Also, the Governor commiserated with the Vice President of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Zone ‘E’, Comrade Alhassan Yahaya over the demise of his father,  Alhaji Yahaya Abdullahi, popularly known as Yaya Guza who died on Saturday in Gombe after a protracted illness.
Governor Yahaya, in a condolence message, described the deceased as a disciplined and forthright father as well as family pillar who lived an exemplary life and remained a source of inspiration for his children until his death.
He said Alhaji Yaya’s death is a great loss, not only to his immediate family but to the state as well, consoling Comrade Alhassan Yahaya and other members of the family of the deceased to take solace in the fact that their late father lived a life of service to Almighty Allah and community.
Governor Yahaya prayed Almighty Allah to forgive the deceased’s shortcomings and reward his good deeds with Aljannat Firdausy as contained in a statement by Ismaila Uba Misilli
Director-General, ( Press Affairs)
Government House, Gombe.


We Have Not Had Water Supply In Months ― Abeokuta Residents

In spite of the huge investment in the water sector by the government and international organisations, water scarcity has grown to become a perennial nightmare for residents of Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital. This report x-rays the lives and experiences of residents in getting clean, potable and affordable water amidst the surge of COVID-19 cases in the state…

Selfies, video calls and Chinese documentaries: The things you’ll meet onboard Lagos-Ibadan train

The Lagos-Ibadan railway was inaugurated recently for a full paid operation by the Nigerian Railway Corporation after about a year of free test-run. Our reporter joined the train to and fro Lagos from Ibadan and tells his experience in this report…

[ICYMI] Lekki Shootings: Why We Lied About Our Presence — General Taiwo

The Lagos State Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the killings at Lekki Toll Gate, on Saturday resumed viewing of the 24hrs footage of the October 20, 2020 shooting of #EndSARS protesters by personnel of the Nigerian Army…

ICYMI: How We Carried Out The 1993 Nigerian Airways Hijack —Ogunderu

On Monday, October 25, 1993, in the heat of June 12 annulment agitations, four Nigerian youngsters, Richard Ajibola Ogunderu, Kabir Adenuga, Benneth Oluwadaisi and Kenny Razak-Lawal, did the unthinkable! They hijacked an Abuja-bound aircraft, the Nigerian Airways airbus A310, and diverted it to Niger Republic. How did they so it? Excerpts…

ICYMI: What North Will Not Accept About 2023 Presidency —Prof Mahuta, UDU Don And Kebbi Dev Foundation Chairman

Sahabi Danladi Mahuta, a community mobiliser and APC chieftain. Mahuta spoke to select journalists at the sidelines of an Islamic conference in Abuja recently. Excerpts…

You might also like

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. AcceptRead More