Wahab Akbar


Age: 47

Summary: Filipino politician who served three terms as governor of Basilan during which time he was known for his "eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth" policy for dealing with kidnappers and terrorists in the province, but who was later elected as congressman for the lone district of Basilan in the Philippine House of Representatives.

Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in a bomb attack

Born: April 16, 1960

Died: November 13, 2007

Quezon City, Philippines