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Captain Idris Ichalla Wada

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Governor

Local Address: Nigeria
 
Background

Employment History

Education

  • Masters Degree Programme , Business Administration
    University of Abuja
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General News Update | The Students Forum
studentsforumng.com, 17 Jan 2015 [cached]
We Stopped Payment of WASSCE fees because of corruption - Idris Wada
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The Kogi State Governor, Captain Idris Wada, has said the state government stopped the payment of the West African Senior ...
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We Stopped Payment of WASSCE fees because of corruption - Idris Wada
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We Stopped Payment of WASSCE fees because of corruption - Idris Wada
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi ...
radiokwara.com, 25 Nov 2014 [cached]
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has promised that his administration will ensure that politicking in the state would be devoid of rancour and violence ahead of next year's general elections. June 2, 2014adminPolitics & Governmentno comments
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has promised that his administration will ensure that politicking in the state would be devoid of rancour and violence ahead of next year's general elections. Governor Wada who gave the promise in a statement in Lokoja said the administration would ensure peaceful coexistence among political parties in the state,...
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi ...
radiokwara.com, 25 Nov 2014 [cached]
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has promised that his administration will ensure that politicking in the state would be devoid of rancour and violence ahead of next year's general elections. Post 69 of 101‹‹›› June 2, 2014adminPolitics & Governmentno comments
Governor Idris Wada of Kogi State has promised that his administration will ensure that politicking in the state would be devoid of rancour and violence ahead of next year's general elections. Governor Wada who gave the promise in a statement in Lokoja said the administration would ensure peaceful coexistence among political parties in the state, which he said, had always been the cardinal focus of his administration. He added that politicking should be development and people oriented and not destructive, noting that the administration had worked within the
Captain Idris Wada | Nigeria Governors' Forum
www.nggovernorsforum.org, 3 Jan 2015 [cached]
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Captain Idris Ichalla Wada, born on August 26, 1950 in Dekina Local Government Area of Kogi State, is an accomplished pilot and businessman.
He became a first class flying instructor at the record age of twenty-three (23) and has been credited for training the best set of pilots ever produced in Nigeria in his generation.
At the age of 29, Idris Wada joined the then national carrier, Nigerian Airways as a line pilot where he ascended to the rank of "Captain of Command". In 1983, he joined the United Air Service (UAS) where he rose to the position of Chief Pilot and General Manager, within a very short period.
Captain Wada is one of the pioneer indigenous airline operators in Nigeria, and he founded the Executive Aviation Service EAS in 1985 with some prominent Kogi indigenes.
Wada attended several high level management and proficiency trainings in Nigeria, Brazil, Germany, UK and USA over the past 25years. He also undertook at regular intervals, several simulator conversion/recurrent flight training programmes at Varig Airlines, Brazil; Lufthansa Airlines, Frankfurt; Sabena Airlines, Brussels; Pan-am Flight academy Miami, USA; and many other high quality facilities.
Captain Wada is not only proficient as an aviator. He is equally an academic who completed his Masters Degree Programme in Business Administration at the University of Abuja in 2006, after rounding up a B.Sc degree in Business Administration from the same university.
His other professional qualifications include aviation diploma; commercial pilot certificate; flying instructor certificate as well as airline pilot license. He possesses the Nigerian Airline Transport License No. 992; British Airline Transport Pilot License No. 104990; USA/FAA Air Transport Rating No. 2223411 and qualified Flight Instructor rating (QFI) UK. He also has Certified Flight Instructor Rating UK, and Certified Flight Examiner, UK and Nigeria.
Captain Wada has had varied working experience. He worked as a flight instructor at the Nigerian College of Aviation Technology, Zaria, from 1973-1978 and Nigeria Airways Pilot from 1978-1982. He also worked at the United Air Services as Chief Pilot and General Manager from 1982-1985. At the Aviation Services Nigeria limited, he was the Chief Executive from 1985- 1988 and also served at Nicon Airways Ltd, Nigeria as Executive Vice Chairman, a position he held until he was elected Governor of Kogi State.
Captain Idris Ichalla Wada has also held several national and public appointments. These include: Chairman, Ministerial Committee on Airline Operations, 2006; Chairman, NACAA Operations for ICAO Audit, 2006 and Chairman, Governing council, Federal College of Education Technical, Potiskum, Yobe State 2009 to 2011.
Captain Idris Wada has delivered several lectures and presentations at seminars and workshops in Nigeria and abroad over the last 20years. He has distinguished himself both in the public and private sectors of Nigerian economy as a humble, trustworthy and non-tribal Nigerian.
Captain Idris is happily married with children.
Earlier, the governor of Kogi ...
www.vanguardngr.com, 4 Oct 2013 [cached]
Earlier, the governor of Kogi State, Captain Idris Wada, praised the Federal Government for citing the project in the state, noting that it will create job opportunities for many youths in the state and also ensure power supply to many factories in the state and across the country.
He called on the President to facilitate the establishment of Free enterprises zone in Ajaokuta in order to take full advantage of the Geregu plants.
He also called on the President to ensure that in the same manner the Geregu Power plant was made a reality, the Ajaokuta Steel Company should be resuscitated in order to take advantage of the available power from Geregu power plant.
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