A former Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company, NNPC, Joseph Dawha, is dead.
Family sources told DAILY NIGERIAN that he died on Monday after a sudden illness.
Mr Dawha was appointed GMD of NNPC to replace Andrew Yakubu by former President Goodluck Jonathan in August 2014.
The deceased hailed from Borno state and had served previously as the group executive director, exploration and production of the corporation.
He was at a point the managing director of Integrated Data Services Ltd, IDSL, a subsidiary of the NNPC.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that Mr Dawha’s death is coming barely three months after the demise of Maikanti Baru, the immediate past GMD of the corporation who died on May 29, 2020, after a brief illness.