The late human rights’ activist, immediate past Country and West African Director of Ford Foundation and Founder of Cleen Foundation, Comrade Innocent Chukwuma has been buried in his hometown of Mbaise, Imo State.
The burial on Friday brought to an end a week-long funeral activities of the of foremost human rights activist.
Speaking at the burial, one of the representatives of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and Pro-Democracy Movement, Dr Goodluck Obi, assured Chukwuma’s widow, Mrs Josephine Chukwuma, that the CSOs will continue to support her and her three children.
One of the dignitaries announced a donation of N2 million to the church on behalf of himself and three children of Chukwuma, in fulfilment of the late activists pledge to contribute financially to the church Project when he was alive.
At the burial were former Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha; Comrade Emma Edigheji, representing Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State; members of the House of Assembly in Imo State.
Others are leaders of the CSOs including Comrades Lanre Arogundade, Edeatan – Ojo of Media Rights, AWA Bamiji, Solomon Sobade, Prof Etanbi Alemika, Board Chairman, Cleen Foundation and among others.