Gambari, has commiserated with the entire Nigerians, Kwarans and the people of
Ilorin Emirate over the death of Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq’s father,
Alhaji A.G.F. Abdulrazaq.
Arowona his spokesman, Abdul in Ilorin on Saturday, the Emir described late
Abdulrazaq “as an accomplished legal icon.”
senior advocate of Nigeria, SAN, in the Northern region, put Ilorin community
on the global map as a city with people of high substance and values.”
House of Assembly, Engr Yakubu Danladi Salihu, in his own personal message,
described the late legal icon who was the first finance commissioner, health,
and social welfare for the state from 1967-1972 as a loss to Kwarans and
Nigerians at large.
establishing the first private secondary school in Ilorin,” aside being ” The
first lawyer in northern Nigeria, who served Nigeria as a special member of the
assembly from 1960-1962, following the country’s independence.”
the Republic of Ivory Coast between 1962-1964, and later member of federal
parliament from 1964-1966 as Federal Minister for Transport, a statement by his
media aide stated.
Development Initiative, also expressed grief over the death of the former
ambassador, saying “he lived an impactive and selfless life of service to
Secretary of the group, Tunde Razaq, described the late statesman as an
accomplished man, “whose products of human development efforts are currently
found in various leadership positions in the state and the country at large.”