The former coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof Charles Quaker Dokubo, is dead.
Dokubo reportedly died at a hospital in Abuja on Wednesday evening.
A reliable source at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, confirmed the death when contacted
“I heard it in the hall this morning. I heard he died last night. It’s so pathetic!” she said.
The former Niger Delta Amnesty chief was born on 23 March 1952 in Abonnema, Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State
Dokubo attended primary and secondary schools in Abonnema.
He graduated from Huddersfield Technical College in West Yorkshire. From 1978 to 1980, Dokubo attended the University of Teesside in Middlesbrough, where he studied modern history and politics and obtained a BA [Hons] from the University of Bradford.
He graduated with a Masters in Peace Studies and went on to complete a PhD on nuclear proliferation and control.
In 1985, he received his PhD from the same University of Bradford.
He later became a temporary lecturer in the faculty before moving to Nigeria in 1993.