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Former ICJ Judge Bola Ajibola Dies At 89

Ajibola, who was also a former Attorney-General of Nigeria, died at 89.


Former ICJ Judge, Bola Ajibola.

 

A former Judge of the International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands, Prince Bola Ajibola has died.

Ajibola, who was also a former Attorney-General of Nigeria, died at 89.

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It was gathered that the respected legal icon, who founded Crescent University, Abeokuta, died on Saturday midnight after a long-time illness as a result of old age.

The eldest child of the late jurist, Segun Ajibola (SAN), disclosed this in a statement, on Sunday in Abeokuta.

“With very deep heart and gratitude to Almighty Allah,” the statement reads in part.

“Our Dad, Prince Bola Ajibola, departed this world over midnight. May Almighty Allah bless him with Aljanah Firdaus.”

The remains of the late prince Bola Ajibola is expected to be buried around 4 pm according to Islamic rites at his Islamic Mission for Africa Centre in Abeokuta South Local Government of Ogun State