Breaking News

Governor Ademola Adeleke visited leaders across party lines earlier today in commemoration of Eid al-Adha | Gov Adeleke welcomes the passengers of Imole Free Train Ride | Your Poor Performance in Office Disqualifies You from Rating Governor Adeleke, Spokesperson Shades Benedict Alabi | Governor Adeleke felicitates Muslim Ummah | Governor Adeleke Promises Domestication of National Senior Secondary Education Law. | Ex -Government House Workers: Osun Government Denies Allegations in Viral Video | Credible Elections, Potent Path to Immortalize MKO Abiola, other Heroes of Democracy- Governor Adeleke | Osun Commences Distribution of Palliative Rice | IKIRUN ELDERS FORUM SUPPORTS GOVERNOR ADELEKE, CONDEMNS RECRUITMENT OF THUGS AND ATTEMPT TO DISRUPT PEACE IN IKIRUN LAND | Governor Adeleke Strengthens Grassroot Economy, Disburses N700m to Local Cooperative Societies | GOVERNOR ADELEKE CONGRATULATES NEW LEADERSHIP OF THE NATIONAL COUNCIL ON CLIMATE CHANGE | Re- Osun Govt., Osun Defender and their Gang of Jesters | Welfare: What the numbers tell us about Adeleke | Osun government dredges waterways in Iwo, promises to move to other towns | Pensions: Governor Adeleke Beats 12 Years Records of APC, Pays N12,7b against N11.1b of APC Era | ILEYA 2024: GOVERNOR ADELEKE APPROVES FREE TRAIN RIDE FOR OSUN CITIZENS IN LAGOS, OGUN, OYO STATES. | Governor Adeleke Cautions Against Politicisation of Security Services | RATTAWU OSBC LAUDS ADELEKE OVER APPOINTMENT OF GENERAL MANAGERS FOR OSBC CONGLOMERATES | Alleged under performance of 2024 budget ;Don’t listen to Osun APC, they are chronic liars and propagandists Osun Govt alerts the public. | How We Are Delivering Good Governance in Osun – Governor Adeleke
Webmaster January 13, 2014

Osun Judiciary Holds Valedictory Session For Late Justice Ibidapo-Obe

A valedictory session was held in honour of the late Justice Olukayode Ibidapo-Obe in Osogbo on Thursday.

Ibidapo-Obe, a former high court judge of Oyo State, died on Dec. 1, 2013 at the age of 87 years.

The Chief Judge of Osun, Justice Adepele Ojo, described the deceased as a legal icon and judicial elder statesman whose exit was a big blow to the judiciary.

Ojo said Ibidapo-Obe was a “doer of justice and truth’’, in spite of whose ox was gored and who operated under the Latin maxim “Fiat Justicia Ruat Coelum’’ (justice must be done even though heaven falls).

“Ibidapo-Obe was a fearless and courageous man who was prepared to meet with death with bravado as he wrote in his book; “In Retrospect.’’

The Osun Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General of the State, Mr Adewale Afolabi, described him as an industrious man and a great achiever.

Afolabi said Ibidapo-Obe was among few public servants who always returned unspent money to government’s treasury.

He added that Ibidapo-Obe was proof of how a good person should conduct himself, adding that he would be greatly missed by the state, his family, friends and the nation at large.

The family of the deceased, represented by Prof. Oyewusi Ibidapo-Obe, thanked members of the state judiciary for organising the valedictory service for their father.

The event, held at the State High Court 1, Osogbo, had judges, magistrates and other judiciary staff in the state in attendance.
(NAN)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

%d bloggers like this: