Former NNPC GMD is Dead

Joseph Dawha, former NNPC GMD is Dead. 

NewsOnline Nigeria reports that the former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Joseph Dawha is dead.

The Group Managing Director of the Corporation, Mallam Mele Kyari announced his death on his Twitter handle on Monday.

“The NNPC family regrets to announce the passing away of Dr. Joseph Thalama Dawha, GMD NNPC 2014- 2015 after a brief illness,” said Kyari.

He continued: “We remember his astute leadership and immense contributions to the progress of the Corporation. It’s a great loss to us, the nation and the family.”

Dawha who replaced Andrew Yakubu as GMD in 2014 is the second ex-GMD of the corporation to die in the last five months.