Tue. Oct 19th, 2021

Lagos AG Commiserates With Justice Oluwa’s Family

Late Justice Isiaka Ishola Oluwa

Lagos AG Commiserates With Justice Oluwa Family

The Lagos State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Mr.  Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) has commiserated with the entire family of Late Justice  Isiaka Ishola Oluwa, who died today, at the age of 102 years.

Onigbanjo (SAN) in a condolence letter to the late jurist family, described his death as a mixture of happiness and sadness,  because his transition is a celebration of an impactful life, well-lived and that Lagosians will miss his fatherly presence and  wisdom at this time.

The Attorney-General also described Late Justice Oluwa as a rare bred Lagosian who spent his time in retirement canvassing and championing the cause and interest of Lagosians in every sphere of endeavour.  

Onigbanjo (SAN) while prayed for the repose of the Soul of departed Jurist, also prayed to God to grant his family the Strength to bear the pain of this irreparable loss. 

Onigbanjo’s letter of condolence reads: “on behalf of the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, I wish to commiserate with the entire OLUWA family on the transition of our beloved Hon. Justice Isiaka Ishola Oluwa Rtd at a ripe old age of 102 years on Saturday, 9th May 2020.

“The news of the demise of our revered Judicial icon, Justice Oluwa is a mixture of sadness and happiness. Happiness; because his transition is a celebration of an impactful life, well-lived and sadness, because we will miss his fatherly presence and  wisdom at this  time.

“Justice Oluwa, was an erudite, rare bred Lagosian who spent his time in retirement canvassing and championing the cause and interest of Lagosians in every sphere of endeavour.  

“I know him to be outspoken about the political relevance of Lagosians in all matters of appointments relevant to the management of the State.

“The meritorious service and contribution of our revered Justice Oluwa to the growth and development of  administration of Justice in Lagos State during his active  career years on the bench, as a renowned Justice of the State High Court till his retirement in 1983 will always be remembered. Justice Oluwa will  be sorely missed by all, especially, members of the Judiciary and Ministry of Justice Family.

“While we pray for the repose of the Soul of our departed Justice Oluwa, may the Almighty Allah grant the family the Strength to bear the pain of this irreparable loss. 

“Once again, Please accept my deepest condolences”.