A former Attorney General of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Chief Bola Ajibola is dead.
Ajibola, who was also a Judge of the International Court of Justice, joined his ancestors in the early hours of Sunday.
The founder of Crescent University, Abeokuta, died at the age of 89.
The Head of Mass Communication Department, Crescent University, Abeokuta, Dr Kola Adesina, confirmed Ajibola’s death 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 in the night.”
Our correspondent learnt that the legal luminary would be buried later today, Sunday, in Abeokuta, according to Islamic rites.