Ex-Niger Delta militant leader, Asari Dokubo’s wife, Alhaja Zainab Asari Dokubo is dead.
The deceased, who was Asari’s first wife died in a ghastly auto accident on her way to Ibadan where she once lived before she got married to the founder of Niger Delta People’s Volunteer Force, one of the foremost armed groups that once operated in the Niger Delta region.
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She relocated to Bayelsa when the state appointed her as the Secretary of the Muslims Pilgrims Board.
Late Zainab and her friend died in the crash.
The deceased who was survived by four children, Amirah, Hassan, Hussain and Osama, and her widower, Asari, was a Muslim before she married the ex-militant leader.
Born Melford Dokubo Goodhead Jr. and referred to as Asari, he converted to Islam after dropping out of school and changed his name to Mujahid Dokubo-Asari.