Maria Sokenu



Age: 59


Summary: Nigerian social activist and former managing director of the defunct Peoples Bank of Nigeria, which was established during the Ibrahim Babangida administration to provide micro-credit for the under-privileged persons in the country to enable them initiate small-scale industries, and who was also the founder of the Institute for Poverty Eradication.



Cause of Death: Airplane accident


Born: May 1, 1946


Died: October 22, 2005


Location: Lisa, Nigeria