A former Judge of the International Court of Justice at the Hague in Netherlands, Chief Bola Ajibola, is dead.
Ajibola, who was also a former Attorney General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria passed on, in the early hours of Sunday.
The founder of Crescent University, Abeokuta died at the age of 89 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.
He wrote “with very deep heart and Gratitude to Almighty Allah.
“Our Dad Prince Bola Ajibola departed this world over the midnight . May Almighty Allah bless him with Aljanah firdaus.”
The Head of Mass Communication Department, Crescent University, Abeokuta, Dr Kola Adesina, also confirmed Ajibola’s death to our correspondent on Sunday morning.
Asked to confirm whether or not the rumour about Ajibola’s death was true, Adesina briefly replied: “It is true, he passed on during in the night.”
Our correspondent learnt that the legal luminary would be buried later today in Abeokuta, according to Islamic rites.
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