Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Group has mourned the passing of its former GMD, Joseph Thalma Dawha.
This was contained in a release by the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru on Monday,August 3.
Dr. Dawha died after a brief illness, according to the NNPC.
The release said NNPC Group Managing Director, Mallam Mele Kyari expressed shock over the sudden death of Dr. Dawha who was the 16th Group Managing Director of the corporation.
“Mele Kyari said that NNPC family gravely mourned the death of the former GMD, who he noted, provided astute leadership and made immense contributions to the progress of corporation. He described Dr. Dawha’s death as a great loss to not only NNPC but also Nigeria as a whole,” to press statement added.
Dr. Dawha was GMD of NNPC between August, 2014 to August, 2015.