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Captain Idris Ichalla Wada

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Background Information

Employment History

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Federal Goverment

Chief Pilot and General Manager

United Air Service

Executive Vice Chairman

NICON Airways

Chief Pilot

BRITISH CARIBBEAN AIRLINES LIMITED

Executive Chairman

Afroconsult Ltd

American Airlines Flight Training Centre

Affiliations

Founder
Executive Aviation Service EAS

Member
PDP

Founder
Cashew Centre of Excellence

Education

Federal Government College

Masters Degree Programme

Business Administration

University of Abuja

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The current Governor of Kogi state Idris Wada won an election in December 2011 and took office in January 2012
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.
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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.


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Idris Wada is the third civilian Governor of Kogi State, a pilot and Business owner. He was born on August 26, 1950 in Dekina, Kogi State.
He attended Government Secondary School Dekina from 1963 to 1968; he later went to Federal Government College, Sokoto 1970 to 1972 to complete his secondary school education.
Idris Wada later furthered his education at the University of Abuja from 1999 to 2004 and 2004 to 2006.
In 1972 after leaving Federal Government College, Sokoto he joined the Nigerian Civil Aviation Training Centre, Zaria and worked as Flight Instructor from 1973 to 1978. He joined the Nigeria Airways Ltd as a pilot and worked there from 1978 to 1983. He was employed by United Air Services as a Chief Pilot and General Manager from 1983 to 1985.
Determined to be a pro in his field, Idris Wada joined the American Airlines Flight Training Centre, Denver, Colorado, USA for a Boeing 707 Conversion Training in 1984 after which he became the Chief Executive of Executive Aviation Services Nig. Ltd from 1985 to 1988.
In 1987 he acquired more skills in DC 8 Conversion Training at the United Airlines Flight Training Centre, Denver, Colorado, USA.
He was employed by EAS Cargo Airlines Ltd (UK) as MD from 1988 to 1992; he was the MD/CEO of EAS Airlines Ltd from 1993 to 2006.
He worked for Nicon Airways Ltd as the Executive Vice Chairman from 2006 to 2007.
Idris Wada is Executive Chairman of Afroconsult Ltd since 1995 to date. He is the Chairman Governing Council of the Federal College of Education (Tech) Potiskum, Yobe State since 2008 to date.
He joined active politics in 2011 and ran for the highest position in Kogi State, the position of Kogi State Governor. He defeated his major opponent Abubakar Audu, succeeding the former governor, Ibrahim Idris his cousin, making him the third civilian governor of Kogi State since the creation of the state in 1992.
He speaks Hausa, Igala, English and Yoruba. His hobbies are: Golf, Tennis, Music and Reading. He is married with children.


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PROFILE OF CAPTAIN IDRIS WADA
Born August 26, 1950 in Dekina, Kogi State. Captain Idris Ichalla Wada, who became a first class flying instructor at the age of 23 and recognized with training the best set of pilots ever produced in Nigeria, has for decades distinguished himself both in the public and private sectors of the Nigerian economy as an unassuming, honest, detribalized and progressive Nigerian. He is also fluent in Hausa, Igala, English and Yoruba.
He attended Government Secondary School Dekina, from 1968-1968, becoming Games Prefect. Federal Government College 1969-1970. Nigerian Civil Aviation Training Centre, Zaria. - 1970-1972. Air Services Training College, Perth, Scotland - 1972-1973. Burnside-Ott Aviation College, Opa-Locka Airport, - 1973 in Miami, Florida, USA. Air Services Training Centre, Perth, Scotland - 1976. Nigeria Airways Training Centre, Lagos, Nigeria - 1978. Boeing Flight Training Centre, Seattle, USA - 1979. Boeing 727 Conversion training programme. Boeing 737 Aircraft Type Rating conversion training at Varig Airlines Flight Training Centre, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, 1980. American Airlines Flight training Centre, Dallas, Texas, USA - Boeing 707 Conversion training - 1984. United Airlines Flight training Centre, Denver, Colorado, USA - DC 8 Conversion training - 1987. Acquiring more skills through various expertise training in the Aviation sector.
Idris Wada worked with the former national carrier, Nigerian Airways as a line pilot and reached the peak of a pilot's carrier after being crowned "Captain in Command" at the tender age of 29. He joined United Air Service (UAS) in 1983 and quickly rose to the position of Chief Pilot and General Manager. In 1985, his dream of becoming one of the pioneer indigenous airline in Nigeria was actualised when he launched Executive Aviation Service (EAS).
Considering his past rich history of noble and commendable service to the nation and his home state, Kogi, Captain Wada holds the prerequisites to take the confluence state to the an enviable height.
Indeed, he has sacrificed so much towards the enhancement of individuals irrespective of tribe and religious affiliation, for the benefit of mankind in humble and effective way. His support for various charities and community development projects is in accordance with religious practices.
Major indicators of success are: capacity, preparedness, clarity of purpose and commitment to deliver. Captain Wada from his background has acquired sufficient capacity to govern a state and is eminently prepared for the task involved in governance. It is abundantly clear that Captain Wada already has a blueprint, a clear framework and roadmap to fly Kogi State to greater heights.


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The supplementary poll took place last Saturday, after which Bello, the APC candidate, who replaced the late Audu got 247,752 votes to defeat the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate and incumbent Governor Idris Wada who garnered 204,877 votes.

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