CLEEN Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) has expressed shock over the death of its founder and pioneer Executive Director, Mr Innocent Chukwuma, who died on April 3.
”On behalf of the Trustees and the Board of Directors of the foundation, we are saddened to announce the death of Mr Innocent Chukwuma.
“He was the founder and pioneer executive director of cleen foundation until February 2021, and few weeks ago, Chukwuma was the West Africa Representative of Ford Foundation.
“He was a patriot who throughout his adult life struggled for a Nigerian nation where peace, justice, development and security are attained and sustained.
“He was one of the students within the National Association of Nigerian Students platform that opposed the arbitrary powers of the military rule in the 1980s,” he said.
“In 1989, Chukwuma established the Centre for Law Enforcement Education in Nigeria, registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission as Cleen Foundation, which is now a leading NGO in the Policing and Public Safety Sector,” he said.
“Our thoughts and condolences goes to his wife, Mrs Josephine, the daughters and the entire extended family.
“The Trustees, Board of Directors and staff of Cleen foundation will miss his imagination. compassion and humour, even as his legacy lives on,” Alemika said.
He added that the cause of death of the founder and pioneer executive director of Cleen Foundation was yet to be disclosed. (NAN)