Osita Chukwuemeka Eze, immediate past director-general, Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, NIIA. He was aged 71 years. Eze, a professor of law, had served as member of Governing Council of several universities and institutions. Some of the schools include Enugu State University of Science and Technology; Imo State University, Abia State University, Utturu; Rivers State University of Science and Technology, Port Harcourt; Council of Legal Studies; Nigeria Law School and the University of Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania. Until his death recently, Eze was the chairman of the International Association of Criminal Justice Practitioners.