AHMED Joda, former chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Nigerian Communications Commission, NCC, has received the 2016 Zik Prize Award. The event, which recorded an impressively large audience held at the Civic Centre in Lagos.
The Zik Prize, organised by the Public Policy Research and Analysis Centre, is a prestigious award conferred on eminent Nigerians who have consistently demonstrated impeccable leadership in their callings.
Joda, a retired federal Permanent Secretary, was chairman of NCC Board for 10 years during which period the GSM communications was launched in Nigeria. The Board Joda chaired for a decade set the tone for the exponential growth in telecommunications service provision in Nigeria.
— Jun 6, 2017 @ 11:15 GMT