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Activist & INEC Institute  Boss, Prof. Abubakar  Momoh is dead
Prof Abubakar Momoh

Activist & INEC Institute Boss, Prof. Abubakar Momoh is dead

Abubakar Momoh, prominent Nigerian civil society leader and director general of the Independent National Electoral Commission’s Electoral Institute, has died.

Mr. Momoh, a professor, who sat on the board of several nongovernmental organisations, died early Monday, his associates said.

His associate and lawyer, Abdul Mahmoud, confirmed to news.

“It’s true, I have just spoken to his brother-in-law,” he told PREMIUM TIMES.

Until his death, Mr. Abubakar was the dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences at the Lagos State University, LASU.

Mr. Abubakar obtained PhD in political theory and began his lecturing career in 1988,” his profile published by the African Leadership Centre, says.

He has served on various boards and scientific committees including those of the Centre for Democracy and Development, and Council for the Development of Social Science Research in Africa.

He was the national treasurer of the Academic Staff Union of Universities between 1991 and 1995.

source: Premium Times

 

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