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Tinubu Mourns Constitutional Lawyer, Prof Ben Nwabueze

He said Professor Nwabueze’s knowledge of law was outstanding.

President Bola Tinubu has condoled with the Nwabueze family, and the government and people of Anambra State, on the passing of renowned constitutional lawyer and former minister of education, Professor Ben Nwabueze, aged 92

The President, in a release issued on Monday by his Media Adviser, Ajuri Ngelale,

described the death of the foremost constitutional lawyer as a profound loss, saying Professor Nwabueze’s knowledge of law was outstanding.

According to him: “Prof. B.O. Nwabueze’s contribution to the precedents and principles of the nation’s constitution is notable. His involvement in the drafting of the 1979 constitution is a legacy that stands him out as well as his outstanding contributions to the legal profession at large”.

President Tinubu asked his family, the good people of Anambra State, and Nigerians in general to take solace in the worthy legacy that the deceased left behind. 

The President prayed that God Almighty grant the gentle soul of Prof Nwabueze eternal rest. 

Deji Elumoye in Abuja

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