20 years after Bola Ige’s death: Twenty years after Bola Ige’s death, the government has not yet announced the shooting in Ibadan



In the history of Nigeria it will be difficult for anyone to mention Bola Ige and to be interested in those who will be disappointed because of his tremendous role. It is too late for the government to identify the killer of the late Bola Ige-Gani Adams.

Bola Ige has a strong political and political clout in Nigeria, and his role is far from insignificant.

Bola Ige was a Governor, a former Commissioner, a lawyer and even rose to prominence in the judiciary when he was the Commissioner of Justice of Nigeria.

If we focus on Cicero Esa Oke, the ground will be full even if this article alone is not enough.

Due to time and space, we will mention some things that need to be known about Bola Ige especially nowadays that it is almost 20 years since the assassination of Bola Ige by the people and the people are still doing it.

James Ajibola Idowu Ige was born on September 13, 1930 in Esa Oke, Osun State.

He moved to Kaduna as a child but left Kaduna to move to southwestern Nigeria at the age of 14.

In terms of education, he studied Grammar at Ibadan Grammar School 1943-48 and at the University of Ibadan.

From the University of Ibadan he went on to University College London where he studied law in 1959.

See the life of Chief Bola Ige:

He became a lawyer in 1961.

By speaking Bola Ige you can speak Yoruba, Igbo and Hausa fluently.

He wrote many books during his lifetime and they were published soon after.

Political lawyer

When Bola Ige is talking a lot he looks at his mouth as if what kind of creature is this.

The issue was settled out of court, with many people favoring him politically and professionally.

These young people may not appreciate the ability to speak intelligently because of their indifference to education but at the time of Bola Ige, it did not play with education at all.

Either when he joined the Awolowo under the banner of the UPN political party or when he was the commissioner of plant affairs under the military government of Yakubu Gowon who recognized his relationship with the government of Olusegun Obasanjo, Ige would exert his influence in any action they took. for him.


Bola Ige is the Minister of Electricity but he has not been able to find a solution to the crisis.

Bola Ige became Nigeria’s Attorney General in 2000-2001 and his actions cannot be forgotten today.

We have heard them say that the Nigerian government wants to introduce modern Nigerian law on the internet and that it will be viewed by many in the judiciary.

What is the view of Bola Ige and Sharia court in Nigeria?

Bola Ige opposes in word and deed, the establishment of Sharia law in northern Nigeria.

In November 2001, he announced that the Federal Government of Nigeria would not allow the execution of Safiya Hussaini’s sister, whom Sharia court had ordered to be executed for adultery.

How did Bola Ige die?

Bola Ige is preparing to run for re-election as a member of the United Nations International Law Commission in charge of the killings at his home in Ibadan.

Bola Ige’s death took place on December 23, 2001 when gunmen stormed Bola Ige’s home in Ibadan.

They did not care that it was the Minister of Justice who was executed.

Prior to the coup, a dispute broke out between his political party: the Alliance for Democracy in Osun State at the time which led to his death.

Fighting between then-Osun State Governor Bisi Akande and his deputy Iyiola Omisore was reported to have resulted in the death of a politician Odunayo Olagbaju before Bola Ige.

An investigation is underway into Bola Ige’s death and Deputy Governor Iyiola Omisore has been arraigned on charges of involvement in Bola Ige’s death.

In the aftermath, Omisore’s election and the other 10 accused were acquitted by a judge who said they did not know about Bola Ige’s death.

So far no one was able to send in the perfect solution, which is not strange.

Bola Ige was buried in Ibadan.


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