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(JUST IN) Kwara State Governor's Father Dies At 93


By Francis IWUCHUKWU 

Alh. Abdulganiyu Folorunsho  Abdulrasaq (SAN), father of Kwara Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, is dead.

Alh. Abdulganiyu Folorunsho  Abdulrasaq (SAN), who is the first lawyer from the Northern parts of the country died at the age of 93, in the early hours of Saturday (today) in Lagos.

A statement issued by Dr Alimi AbdulRazaq on behalf of the family reads below:

InnalilLaahi Wainnaa Ilaihi Raajiun.

AGF Abdul-Razaq SAN dies at 93

With total submission to the will of the Almighty Allah, the AbdulRazaqs of Ilorin Emirate of Kwara State hereby announce the passing of their patriarch and statesman Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho Abdul-Razaq SAN (OFR) at the age of 93 in  Abuja. He was born in 1927.

The Mutawali of Ilorin and Tafida of Zazzau(Zaria), who was Chairman of the Nigerian Body of Benchers, died peacefully at about 2a.m. on Saturday July 25th, 2020(the 4th day of Dhul-Hijjah 1441 AH.)  

The first lawyer from the Northern Region is survived by his 90-year-old wife Alhaja Raliat AbdulRazaq, illustrious children (including incumbent Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq), and grandchildren.

Arrangement for his interment will be announced by the family shortly. 

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