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Dokubo, Ex-Niger Delta Amnesty Boss Dies



Charles Dokubo, 70, former Chairman of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), has died, two years after he was fired by President Muhammadu Buhari from his job.

Details of the incident is still sketchy, but the former Amnesty boss, was born in Abonnema, Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State on the 23rd of March 1952, who was fired in August 2020, over a burning controversy in the agency, was said to have died after a brief illness on Wednesday evening.

Dokubo, who had his primary and Secondary School education in Abonnema, did his ‘A’ levels at Huddersfield Technical College in West Yorkshire and was admitted to the University of Teesside at Middlesbrough, between 1978 and 1980, where he undertook a course in modern History and politics and was awarded a BA [Hons] at the University of Bradford.

He completed his Masters Degree in Peace Studies, before continuing his doctoral degree in Nuclear Weapon Proliferation and its control and moved on to grab a doctoral degree in the same University of Bradford in 1985 and subsequently appointed a temporary lecturer in the department before proceeding to Nigeria in 1993.

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