Prince Bola Ajibola’s demise, a great loss to Nigeria – MUSWEN

Prince Bola Ajibola’s demise, a great loss to Nigeria – MUSWEN

The Muslim Ummah South West Nigeria (MUSWEN) has described the death of the legal icon and former Attorney General of the Federation, Justice Abdul Jabbar Bola Abiola as a great loss to Nigeria.

This was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Secretary/CEO MUSWEN, Professor Muslih’ Tayo Yahya to mourn the death of the Former ICJ judge and founder of Crescent University, Prince Abdul Jabbar Bola Ajibola.

The Muslim organisation noted that Judge Ajibola was a visionary leader and a trailblazer whose impact on the Nigerian Muslim community cannot be overstated.

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The statement added: “As a man of principle, courage, and action, he was a shining example of what could be achieved when passion, determination, skill, and punctuality are brought together in the service of a noble course.

One of the most significant contributions of Judge Ajibola while serving as a Judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) was his efforts toward the improvement of the global justice system.

“At the World Court, he worked tirelessly to promote the course of justice and the advancement of international law. His
legal expertise and unwavering commitment to justice and fairness earned him the respect and admiration of people all over the world.”

MUSWEN emphasized that “In Nigeria, Judge Ajibola was well respected within the legal community for his exceptional legal knowledge and for his role as former Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation. As Minister, he championed legal reforms that advanced the course of justice, democracy, and good governance in Nigeria. His contributions to the development of the Nigerian legal system remain significant and memorable.”

The group begged Allah to grant the late respected Nigerian the highest place in Al-Jannah while praying for the family and the loved ones he left behind to be granted the fortitude to bear the irreplaceable loss.

Integrity News exclusively reported that Ajibola, the founder of Crescent University in Abeokuta, passed away at midnight on Saturday following a protracted illness brought on by advancing age at 89.

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