- President Muhammadu Buhari has paid a condolence visit to the family members of the late chairman of the transition committee in 2015, Ahmed Joda
- The president stated that Joda at various points played very supportive roles in his public service to the nation
- Buhari was accompanied on the condolence visit by Governor Ahmadu Fintiri of Adamawa state
The president stated that the late elder statement assisted him in running his office right from his day as Head of State and as civilian president in 2015.
Joda was chairman of the transition committee in 2015.
Daily Trust reported that Buhari made the statement when he visited Yola, Adamawa state, to commiserate with the families of Ahmed Joda and Dr. Mahmud Tukur, who passed on recently.
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The president said:
“Since I became the military governor of the North East under the Obasanjo’s regime, to the time I was a minister, military Head of State and civilian president, Ahmed Joda had always been one of the people who assisted me in running any office I was holding without showing interest in making money or getting position.”
According to Vanguard, he described the deceased as one who has offered immeasurable services to Nigeria.
He said that all the years he knew the revered public administrator, he never requested any favours from him.
Buhari reappoints Oloyede as JAMB registrar
In another news, President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Professor Ishaq Oloyede as registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) for the second term of five years.
The Nation reported that the president also approved the reappointment of Professor Abubakar Rasheed as Executive Secretary of the National Universities Commission(NUC) and Hamid Bobboyi as Executive Secretary of the Universal Basic Education Commission(UBEC).
Legit.ng gathers that this was announced by the spokesman of the Federal Ministry of Education, Ben Bem Goong, in a statement on Friday, August 20.
President Buhari has said that he would leave the country better
Meanwhile, President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration would be remembered for great achievements after leaving office in 2023.
Channels TV reports that Buhari made the declaration during a crucial closed-door meeting with service chiefs held on Thursday, August 19, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.
Legit.ng gathered that the president also vowed that he would not exit the government as a failure at the end of his second term in office in 2023.