Former Attorney-General Richard Akinjide Is Dead

 Former Attorney-General Richard Akinjide Is Dead

A former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Richard Akinjide, is dead.

Akinjide died at the University College Hospital, Ibadan in the early hours of Tuesday, April 21, 2020, after a brief illness.

A former Minister of State for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), and also a daughter to the former AGF, Jumoke Akinjide, confirmed the demise of the legal icon.

Jumoke, revealed that her father died just after midnight at the University College Hospital (UCH), Ibadan, Oyo State.

The Public Relations Officer at the UCH, Mr Toye Akinrinlola, also confirmed the death of the former AGF.

He, however, said he was brought in dead to the UCH in the very early hours of the day and taken to the morgue around 3am.

He turned 88 shortly before his death.

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