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Goodluck Jonathan Foundation Mourns its Board Member, Innocent Chukwuma

The Goodluck Jonathan Foundation is saddened by the news of the demise of Mr Innocent Chukwuma, a member of the board of its Foundation.  

The organisation in a statement by its Executive Director and Board Secretary Ms. Ann Iyonu  noted that Chukwuma’s demise is a great loss to the Foundation, the civil society community  and promoters of democracy in  West Africa, as he was a  sincere activist, social crusader and a  champion of human rights   and democracy in Nigeria and the sub-region.

Here is the full statement :

“We are sad to learn about the death of Mr Innocent Chukwuma, who was a board of the Goodluck Jonathan Foundation.  

“He was a patriotic citizen of Nigeria who served Nigeria and Africa advancing the cause  of good governance and development in different capacities; as he served as Director Ford Foundation West Africa , founder CLEEN Foundation  and a renowned member of the Civil Liberties Organization of Nigeria.

“ Late Chukwuma  was a leader and a role model to many in the civil  society space in Nigeria and beyond.

“Chukwuma’s demise is a great loss to our Foundation, the civil society community in Nigeria and all lovers and promoters of democracy in  West Africa, as he was a  sincere activist, social crusader and a  champion of human rights, development and democracy in Nigeria and the sub-region.

“As an organization, we will sorely miss him for his intellectualism and  commitment to good causes of justice, democracy, development and equity.

“Our prayers and thoughts are with his family,  the Nigeria civil society community and all sympathizers  on the loss of this  patriot who contributed so much to the growth of our society.

Wealth Dickson Ominabo 

Communications officer, Goodluck Jonathan Foundation

Source: GEJ FOUNDATION

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