Ibrahim Dada

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Ibrahim Dada
Administrator of Borno State
In office
9 December 1993 22 August 1996
Preceded by Maina Maaji Lawan
Succeeded by Victor Ozodinobi

Air Commodore (retired) Ibrahim Dada was Administrator of Borno State, Nigeria from December 1993 to August 1996 during the military administration of General Sani Abacha. [1] He was a Group Captain when appointed governor. [2] A pragmatic man, he made his priority the completion of all viable projects that his predecessors had started before considering any new projects. [3] In June 1999 he was required to retire, as were all other former military administrators. [4]

In June 2009, President Umaru Yar'Adua appointed Dada to the board of the Nigerian Institute of Oil Palm Research, a parastatal. [5]


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  3. Law C. Fejokwu (1996). Nigeria: a viable black power : resources, potentials & challenges. Polcom Press. p. 103. ISBN   978-31594-1-0.
  4. "OBASANJO HIRES & FIRES". NDM DEMOCRACY WATCH 1999/03. July 1, 1999. Retrieved 2010-05-13.
  5. "President Yar'Adua approves appointments into boards of Agric Ministry parastatals". Nigeria First. Jun 29, 2009. Archived from the original on 2011-07-27. Retrieved 2010-05-13.