Funeral arrangements for late Justice of the Court of Appeal, Lagos, Justice Olatunji Ajose-Adeogun, begin today, January 3, 2018, in Lagos.
The legal icon died on December 13, 2017 at the age of 93 after an age-related illness. He was the Baba Oba Agba Ilu of Lagos State and Vice Chairman of Eminent Lagos Persons Group headed by Senator H.A.B. Fasinro. The group meets every Sunday to assess the state of affairs in Lagos and Nigeria.
Generally described as a man of high integrity and transparency, Justice Ajose-Adeogun, one of the distinguished legal luminaries from Lagos State, also served as Lagos Public Complaints Commissioner from 1990 to 1996.
The burial programmes begin with Service of Songs today, January 3, 2018, at 5pm at the deceased’s residence 27, Alake Onile-ere Crescent, Gbagada Phase 2, Lagos. It will be followed tomorrow, January 4 with Christian Wake Keeping at 5 pm at Hoares Memorial Church Hall, Herbert Macaulay Road, Yaba, Lagos.
Funeral service holds on January 5, 2018 at 10 in the morning at Cathedral of St. Jude, Freeman Street, Ebute-Meta, Lagos. Interment follows after the service at Ikoyi Cemetary, Ikoyi while reception will be held immediately after at Harbour Point, Ahmadu Bello Way, Victoria Island, Lagos.
He is survived by his wives – Mrs. Omoyele Ajose-Adeogun, Mrs. Omolara Ajose Adeogun and Mrs. Olabisi Ajose-Adeogun-, many children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.