Emir of Agaie, G.O.K. Ajayi Dead
SAN FRANCISCO, March 30, (THEWILL) - The Etsu Agaie, a first class emir in Niger State, Alhaji Mohammed Kudu Abubakar Ubandoma III, has died after a protracted kidney related ailment.
He died on Sunday at a hospital in Abuja at the age of 52.
He has been buried according to Muslim tradition.
Also dead is Chief Godwin Olusegun Kolawole Ajayi, a top class lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
Ajayi as he is fondly called by associates died on Friday in Lagos at the age of 82.
He was one of Nigeria's foremost lawyers to be conferred with the SAN title alongside the Late Chief Obafemi Awolowo, and Professor Ben Nwabueze amongst other distinguished lawyers.
Ajayi was the lead counsel for late Chief M.
Abiola, the presumed winner of the annulled June 12, 1993, Presidential election as he fought the Federal Government unsuccessfully to get the results of the elections fully declared.