President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday applauded Elder Statesman, Alhaji Ahmed Joda for remaining “a role model and inspiration to upcoming generation of leaders by constantly upholding honesty and integrity.”
In a birthday message signed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Buhari
commended the former Permanent Secretary for his services to the nation, as he celebrates his 90th birthday.
“The President joins friends and family to celebrate the milestone that has clearly defined Nigeria’s history, especially in public service.
“Joda started out early as a journalist and climbing the administrative ladder to serve many Nigerian leaders, public institutions and most recently, heading the 2015 Transition Committee.
“Alhaji Joda’s simplicity, diligence and dedication to the well-being of his fatherland, stand him out always, while his courageous position of always counselling leaders to follow the path of justice, peace and unity of the nation remains remarkable.
“The President prays almighty God to grant the administration and boardroom guru good health and strength to keep serving his country and humanity,” the message read.