Breaking: Former Justice Minister, Attorney General of Federation of Nigeria is dead
Prince Bola Ajibola, a former Justice Minister and Attorney General of the Federation of Nigeria, has passed away.
At the age of 89, Ajibola, a former judge at The Hague, Netherlands-based International Court of Justice (ICJ), passed away.
The late jurist’s eldest child, Segun Ajibola (SAN), announced his death at midnight on Saturday in a statement on Sunday.
“Asalamaleikun,” he wrote. with the deepest gratitude to the All-Powerful Allah. Over midnight, our father, Prince Bola Ajibola, left this world. May the All-Powerful Allah grant him Aljanah firdaus.
Ajibola, a Prince from Owu, was president of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) between 1984 and 1985. He was born on March 22, 1934.
He obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Law (LL.B) at the Holborn College of Law, University of London between 1959 and 1962 and was called to the English Bar at the Lincoln’s Inn in 1962.
Prince Ajibola was a Judge of ICJ between 1991 and 1994. He was Attorney General of the Federation and the Minister of Justice of Nigeria from 1985 to 1991.
Prince Ajibola was the High Commissioner of Nigeria to the United Kingdom from 1999 to 200