Former SGF Adamu Fika Dies Midair


Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Malam Dr. Adamu Fika (Wazirin Fika), is dead.

Fika died mid-flight at on Tuesday while returning from a London hospital to Kaduna, where he had been receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment.

Funeral prayers will be held at the Sultan Bello Mosque in Kaduna on Wednesday, October 25, 2023, at 4:00 p.m.

Fika was born in Fika, present-day Yobe State, in 1933. He had an illustrious civil service career, holding several significant positions, including Permanent Secretary of various federal ministries, such as Internal Affairs, Commerce, and Communications.

He also served as the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation and made invaluable contributions to the development of Nigeria.

Fika was also the Pro-chancellor and chairman of the Governing Council of the Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria and the chairman of the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF).

He received numerous honours and awards for his exceptional service, including the Commander of the Federal Republic (CFR) by the Federal Government in 1992.


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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