Biography of Wada Maida, Age, State, Political Career, Death


Nigerian Politician and Pressman Wada Maida until his death was officially the Press Secretary of Nigeria’s President, President Buhari. Although the 70-year-old politician and pressman stayed in Lagos for most of his life, he hailed from the Northern part of Nigeria.

Aside being the Press Secretary to the Nigerian President, Wada Maida was the Chairman of the Nigeria News Agency, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Peoples Daily.  He was also an executive member of the International Press Institute (IPI) and a member of the Newspaper Proprietor’s Association of Nigeria.


Maida was very silent about his personal life but it is believed that his family lives in Katsina State where he frequently visits.

The legendary pressman until his death was worth millions of US dollars and was arguably one of the richest pressmen in Nigeria.

He passed on around 10 pm on Monday 17th August, 2020.




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