Nigeria’s former Minister of Justice and attorney-general of the federation Chief Abimbola Osuolale Richard Akinjide is Dead. The 88-year-old legal icon died in his Ibadan, Oyo State, home.
He has been ill for about three years according to a family source who revealed that he passed onto glory around 1 am and that his corpse has been deposited at a mogue.
The legal luminary was born in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in the early 1930s. He was from a powerful family of warriors.
He attended Oduduwa College, Ile-Ife from where he passed out in Grade One (Distinction, Aggregate 6).