Bamidele Aturu was Committed to Enthronement of Democratic Principles, AmosunFeatured, Latest News, News Thursday, July 10th, 2014
Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun has expressed deep shock at the news of the demise of foremost political and human rights activist, Mr Bamidele Aturu, hailing his strong commitment to the enthronement of democratic principles.
In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on media, Olufunmilayo Wakama, Amosun said he is greatly saddened by the news of the sudden death of the prominent lawyer, especially coming at a time when his wealth of experience was mostly needed in reshaping of the destiny of the nation.
“This is so sad, the law profession has lost another bright star. Bamidele Aturu was passionately committed to the enthronement of democratic principles and the emancipation of the marginalized and oppressed. He has done his bit and certainly left his footprints on the sands of time,” the governor said.
Amosun commiserated with the family of the deceased, the Nigerian legal profession, the human rights community as well as his friends and political associates.
He prayed to the almighty God to grant his soul eternal rest and give the family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
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