Former Judge of the International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands, Prince Bola Abdul-Jabar Ajibola, is dead.
Prince Ajibola, a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE), died at the age of 89.
The Abeokuta born jurist was a former Attorney-General of Nigeria.
Ajibola, the founder of Crescent University, Abeokuta, died on Saturday midnight after a long-time illness as a result of old age.
The eldest child of the late jurist, Segun Ajibola, SAN, disclosed this in a statement, on Sunday in Abeokuta.
He wrote, “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.”
Also, in terse message to Precision Online Newspaper, the founder of ACADIP, Alhaji Yusuf Adepoju, prayed for the repose of his soul.
Inna lilahi wa hina illahi rajihunna. The Chairman, Board of Trustees for Academy of Islamic Propagation, ACADIP, Prince Abdul-Jabar Bola Ajibola is dead. May Allah forgive him of all his shortcomings and grant him Al-Jannatul Firdaus. Aamiyn