Breaking: Nigeria’s First Lawyer From the Northern Region is Dead

Nigeria’s first lawyer from Northern Region, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq SAN (OFR) has died at the age of 93 in Abuja.

Dr Alimi AbdulRazaq in a press statement said, he died peacefully at about 2a.m. on Saturday July 25th, 2020.

He was born in 1927. He was Mutawali of Ilorin and Tafida of Zazzau (Zaria), and also the Chairman of the Nigerian Body of Benchers.

He is survived his 90-year-old wife Alhaja Raliat AbdulRazaq, illustrious children (including incumbent Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq), and grandchildren.

Arrangement for his interment will be announced by the family shortly.


Tunde Alade

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