Buhari Mourns Late Human Rights Lawyer, Fred AgbajeFeatured, Latest News, News Saturday, November 26th, 2016
ABUJA, NIGERIA (AFRICAN EXAMINER) – President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, friends and professional colleagues of erudite human rights lawyer, Mr. Fred Agbaje, who passed on Saturday.
The President in a statement by issued by his SA on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adeshina described the constitutional lawyer as “an ardent advocate against corruption and canvasser for internal democracy in political parties, who also believed strongly in the sanctity of the ballot box.”
Buhari commended the fearlessness of the late lawyer in calling for the cleansing of bad eggs in the judiciary and standing up for his beliefs as he fought for the rights of the less-privileged in the society.
He noted that the country has lost a principled man as he enjoined Agbaje’s admirers to keep the flag flying.
The President prayed God Almighty to console the Agbaje’s family and all those who mourned the deceased legal practitioner.
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