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Ex NNPC GMD, Dr Joseph Dawha, dies

By Amidu Arije

A former General Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Joseph Thlama Dawha is dead.

Dawha’s death was announced by the current NNPC GMD, Mele Kyari, on his twiter account, Monday.

His said Dawha died after a brief illness.

Dawha was GMD of the NNPC between 2014 – 2015.

He wrote: “The NNPC family regrets to announce the passing away of Dr Joseph Thlama Dawha, GMD NNPC 2014- 2015 after a brief illness. 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.”

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