Life and time of former Justice minister, Bola Ajibola 


By Biodun Busari 

Bola Ajibola, a former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of Nigeria has died at the age of 89.

Ajibola, was also a former Judge of the International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands, Prince Bola Ajibola, is dead.

He died on Saturday midnight after a long-time illness. 

He was the founder of Crescent University, Abeokuta,  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,” he said. 

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

Here are a few things to know about Ajibola:

Born 22nd March 1934, Ajibola hailed from Owu, near Abeokuta, Ogun state, the Southwest region of Nigeria, and died 7th April 2023. 

Ajibola attended both Owu Baptist Day School and Baptist Boys’ High School in Abeokuta between 1942 and…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper