Chief Idowu Sofola, a one time president of the Nigeria Bar Association NBA and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is dead. Sofola died at age 84, at his Lagos residence at about 8.00pm on Friday March 23rd. The burial is today, at Ikenne by 4.00pm according to Islamic rites.
He was formerly the Chairman of the Nigerian Body of Benches. He was the first black to be appointed Secretary of the International Bar Association. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.