The Honourable Attorney General/ Commissioner for Justice in the Lagos State Ministry of Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo (SAN) has condoled with the entire Oluwa family over the demise of Hon. Justice Isiaka Ishola Oluwa Rtd.
The Commissioner also prayed for the repose of Oluwa’s Soul who died at the age of 102 years on Saturday, 9th May 2020.
Onigbanjo in a condolence message issued on Saturday by Public Affairs Director Ministry of Justice, Mr. Kayode Oyekanmi extended his condolence thus, “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.
Onigbanjo concluded, “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.”