Nigeria’s former Minister of of Justice, Prince Bola Ajibola has died in the early hours of Sunday in his Abeokuta, Ogun State home at the age of 89 years.
A statement released Sunday morning in Abeokuta by his son, Segun Ajibola confirmed his death
The statement reads,
“With very deep heart and gratitude to Almighty Allah.
“Our Dad, Prince Bola Ajibola, departed this world over midnight. May Almighty Allah bless him with Aljanah Firdaus,” the statement said.
The later legal luminary, Prince of Owu Egba kingdom was also a member of the World Court at Hague and Founder of the Crescent University, Abeokuta.
He was a close and mutual friend of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and late Chief Bola Ige.
His burial according to Islamic rites will hold today in Abeokuta.