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Former Supreme Court Judge, Babalakin is dead

FORMER Supreme Court judge, Justice Oyegoke Bolarinwa Babalakin is dead.


The retired Justice died on Saturday, 4 December, 2021, morning at age 94.


A source close to the family said the late Justice passed on earlier on Saturday,  and will be buried at his Gbongan, Osun State, country home by 4 pm today in accordance with Islamic rites.


A devout Muslim, the late Justice Babalakin was an active member of the Muslim Association Of Nigeria, Ansarudeen Society.


Also, he was a former president of the Muslim Ummah of South-West Nigeria (MUSWEN).


He is survived by many children and grandchildren including Dr Wale Babalakin (SAN), Chairman, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Ltd and Architect Tayo Babalakin among others. 

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