Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) chairman, Lepowura Alhaji Mohammed Nuru Deen Jawula has died in the United  States of America, Saturday 21st January 2023, after battling with illness.

He was the Lepowura of the Kujolobito Gate of Lepo-Kpembe in the Northern Region.

Alhaji Jawula served as the GFA chairman from 1997-2001 during which the Black Starlets, U-17 team placed 2nd and 3rd in the 1997 and 1999 World Cups respectively, while the U-20 side placed second to Argentina in 2001.

He was also a CAF interclub committee member, and also a board member of his beloved  RTU.

Alhaji Jawula attended the Tamale Secondary School and furthered to the University of  Cape Coast for his first degree in English and Economics.

He worked at the Ministry of  Finance, the Ministry of Health, and several other Ministries rising to become a Chief Director before he retired.