The Osi Bashorun Of Ibadanland -Chief Dr. Azeez Popoola Adeduntan has condoled with the family of the former Attorney General of Nigeria and Minister of Justice, Richard Akinjide (SAN), over the death of the late elder statesman.
The condolence message was conveyed through a statement from his media office in Ibadan on Tuesday morning.
Adeduntan said “We have really missed one of the country’s finest legal practitioners and touched severely by the passing away of our own Richard Akinjide (SAN) ,who was a one time Attorney General and Minister of Justice of our dear Nation.”
Adeduntan- The international surgeon and PRESIDENT RILGA LLC – a professional corporation in the USA & NIGERIA,described the deceased as an embodiment of unrivalled and unassuming dispensation of justice, which was manifested in his struggle for the promotion of access to justice and equality before the Law.
“HIS life will remain a shining example to those of us that knew him at very close quarters for his intelligence and as an unapologetic Ibadan irredentists.”
He prayed for God’s mercy and blessings on the soul of the late Attorney General, calling on his children to follow his footprint for the overall development of man, as a centre of development.
He added: “On behalf of myself, family and my supporters across the state, I am sending this condolence message to the families of our beloved Richard Akinjide (SAN) Oyo state, Nigerian judiciary and the nation as a whole noting that his death leaves a great vacuum in the nation’s judicial systems.”
May almighty GOD grant his soul eternal repose .