The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq has lost his father, Alhaji Abdulganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrazaq, SAN, on Saturday.
Brandnewsday reports that the news of the AGF’s death was made known through a statement by Dr Alimi Abdulrazaq on Saturday on behalf of the family.
The late Mutawali of Ilorin died about 2 a.m in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
The 93-year-old late Abdulrazaq was the first Northern Nigerian lawyer, Mutawali of Ilorin and Tafida of Zazzau (Zaria) died in Abuja in the early hours of Saturday.
Kwara State Governor: Abdulganiyu Folorunsho Abdulrazaq, SAN Profile
Born in 1927, late Abdulrazaq who was chairman of the Nigerian Body of Benchers, died peacefully at about 2 am on Saturday, according to the statement.
Also, he served Nigeria in various capacities including as Nigeria’s ambassador to Ivory Coast, among others.
He is survived by his 90-year-old wife, Hajia Raliat Abdulrazaq, illustrious children, (Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq inclusive) grandchildren and great-grandchildren.