All you Need to Know about The New APC chairman (Kaduna)

The Man Air commodore Emmanuel Jekada( RTD).


Air commodore Emmanuel kabirat Jekada Hails from madakiya in Zangon kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna state.

After his post primary Education, he Joined the Nigerian Air Force as a potential pilot cadet in 1977.He was commissioned as a regular combatant officer in the Rank pilot officer in 1980.He Holds among other Qualifications master in Business Administration (MBA),  Master in international Relations and strategic studies(MIRSS) and a PhD in international Relations and strategic studies. He is a Fellow institute of professional financial managers London, (FIPFM) and a certified Air Traffic controller and search Rescue /Disaster manager as well as a member of six (6) other professional Bodies.

He attended several civil and military courses which included the Air Traffic control course/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA )Rating, USA, Military Air Traffic control License (Nigeria), The Junior and senior  courses at the Armed Forces command and staff College (AFCSC ) Jaji and many search and rescue crises /Disaster  management courses/seminars and workshops within and outside the country. He also attended the Senior Executive course (SEC) 30 of the national institute for policy and strategic studies (NIPSS), kuru Jos and was awarded member of the National institute (mni) in November 2008.

Jekada Held several command and staff appointments in Both the Military and civil organizations among which are commander NAF station maiduguri, commander NAF Camp Lagos and Deputy Director, Disaster management and relief, Defence Head Quarters Abuja.

He rose to the rank of Air commodore in March,2006.He is Honored and Decorated with FSS, DSS and Passed staff college (psc). He was the Director of search and Rescue operations National Emergency management Agency(NEMA) Head Quarters, Abuja from June 2006 to February 2008.until his retirement from the Nigerian Air Force on the 28th November 2012. Jekada was and still a directing staff at the National institute for policy and strategic studies( NIPSS) ,kuru Jos.

He at many times acted as the Director of  studies of the National Institute .

Air commodore Jekada was the  best all round successful candidate in the Air Force Air Traffic control License Examination in 1980.
He also obtained a distinction pass in the Flying Officer to Flight Lieutenant Promotion Examination in 1982 and Holds a Letter of commendation of outstanding performance from the Nigeria Defence Academy Kaduna and recommended for the chief Of Air staff End of year Award for Excellence performance in 1998.He is also a recipient of time News 2007 Leadership Merit Award For Excellence Response to National Disasters in Nigeria and voice of Africa international magazine Achievers 'platinum 2007 Award, for Global Excellence in Public safety Administration, Rescue Operations and Humanity.

Because of His Immense support to the Great Party APC He was Appointed chairman Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital Management Board on 2nd August, 2016.He was also appointed member Board of National primary Health care Development Agency and also Member Sokoto River Basin Authority in December 2017.

He is Happily Married with Children and loves Reading, Jogging, and playing Squash.


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