Kwara State Governor, Mallam Abdul AbdulRazaq has mourned the demise of late Ahmed Joda, describing it as the very best of an excellent interval.
This was contained in a press assertion signed and issued to bewsmen in Ilorin on Friday by the Governor Press Secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye.
The described him as top-of-the-line public directors in post-independent Nigeria and a patriot with sterling high quality of knowledge of integrity and restore to the nation.
“I obtained the information of the demise of Alhaji Ahmed Joda with equanimity who lived a fulfilled life that was marked by fantastic service to his fatherland.
He belonged to the know-how of Nigerians who gave their all to beginning a much bigger nation. Most remarkably, he steered the historic telecommunications’ revolution in Nigeria on account of the NCC Chairman. For these legacies, Alhaji Joda will endlessly be celebrated as an excellent administrator, a disciplinarian, and a patriot. Nonetheless his demise, inevitable as that transition is for all mortals, obtained proper right here at a time our nation would admire additional of his ‘class’ to present smart counsel in welding a united nation that works for all. His demise is painful and is a personal loss to me as one amongst his ‘adopted sons’ and protégées,” the Governor talked about in a press launch on Friday.
“I commiserate with President Muhammadu Buhari, the fogeys and Authorities of Adamawa State, and his immediate household. I pray Allah, exalted is He, to confess Alhaji Ahmed Joda to al-jannah Firdaus and gives the household the fortitude to bear this large loss.”