A former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of Nigeria Bola Ajibola has died at the age of 89.
Ajibola, who was also a former Judge of the International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands, was AGF during the military administration of Gen Ibrahim Babangida.
He died on Saturday at midnight after a long-time illness.
Among others, the jurist was the founder of Crescent University, Abeokuta.
During his time as AGF, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was his special assistant.
The eldest child of the late lawyer, Segun Ajibola, (SAN) disclosed this in a statement on Sunday in Abeokuta.
“With very deep heart and gratitude to Almighty Allah,” he wrote.
“Our Dad, Prince Bola Ajibola, departed this world over midnight. May Almighty Allah bless him with Aljanah Firdaus.”