Abuja—The lnterim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Major General Barry Tariye Ndiomu (rtd) has led other staff of PAP to the farewell organised in honour of his predecessor, late Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo in Abuja.
According to a release issued by PAP Acting Head of Information, Lawson Alaenetonwa, the service of songs held at the weekend in honour of Dokubo.
ThisDay newspaper reports that the funeral attracted a full house of present and past PAP management and staff, family, friends and other sympathisers to the Musa Yar’Adua Event Centre in Abuja.
The deceased’s widow, lbila Quaker Dokubo and two of his children attended the afternoon of songs, prayers, tributes and well-wishes for Dokubo’s final journey.
In his homily, the officiating minister, Pastor Obinna Obioma, who spoke on the need for man to always strive to live a worthy life that is kind, pleasant and imbued with the fear of God cautioned against waiting until the last minute before man turns his life to God.
In a tribute to his late father, Jackson Quaker Dokubo, in an emotion laden voice said his family misses the love, care, joy and laughter that their father used to share with them when he was alive. “Whilst you are gone, you will never be forgotten.
“I thank God for your life and for having you as a father and I pray that you are at peace.”
Born on 23rd of March, 1952, in Abonnema, Akuku Toru Local Government Area of Rivers State, Dokubo, who died in 2022 at the age of 70 was in charge of the Presidential Amnesty Programme between March 2018 to February 2021.