Nwabueze dies, Tinubu mourns

President Bola Tinubu has condoled with the Nwabueze family, the government and people of Anambra State, on the passing of renowned constitutional lawyer and former Minister of Education, Ben Nwabueze, SAN.

President Tinubu describes the death of the foremost constitutional lawyer as a profound loss, saying Mr Nwabueze’s knowledge of the law was outstanding.

“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,” the president says.

Mr 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.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
October 30, 2023