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Renowned activist, Innocent Chukwuma, dies from leukaemia

A renowned civil society leader and human rights activist, Innocent Chukwuma, is dead.

He died on Saturday in Lagos aged 55.

He was said to have been diagnosed with acute Myeloid Leukaemia, aggressive cancer of the blood, a week ago.

Chukwuma joined Ford Foundation as its West Africa representative in 2013.

He was also the founder of the Centre for Law Enforcement Education, popularly known as CLEEN Foundation, the first African non-governmental organisation to receive the MacArthur Foundation Award for Creative and Effective Institutions

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