Nigeria: Ex-NNPC GMD, Joseph Dawha, Is Dead

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has announced the death of Joseph Dawha, who was its 16th Group Managing Director (GMD).

The corporation disclosed in a statement issued by its Spokesman, Kennie Obateru, in Abuja, on Monday, that Mr Dawha died after a brief illness.

The GMD, Mele Kyari, expressed shock over the sudden death of Mr Dawha.

Mr Kyari said the NNPC family gravely mourned Mr Dawha's death as he provided astute leadership and made immense contributions to the progress of the corporation.

He described his death as a great loss to not only NNPC but also Nigeria as a whole.

Mr Dawha was GMD of NNPC between August 2014 and August 2015.

(NAN)

More From: Premium Times

Don't Miss

AllAfrica publishes around 900 reports a day from more than 140 news organizations and over 500 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.