Ex-Supreme Court justice, Bola Babalakin dies at 94


A former Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Justice Tijani Bolarinwa Babalakin is Dead.

TBL gathered that Babalakin died on Saturday at the age of 94.

Babalakin is a native of Gbongan in the present Ayedaade Local Government Area in Osun state.

A close relative to the family confirmed the death of the retired justice.

The source explained that Babalakin would be buried in Gbongan by 4.pm in line with Islamic rites.

The source who also hails from Gbongan said “It is true that Baba is dead”

Our correspondent learnt that the deceased, a devout Muslim was an active member Muslim Association Of Nigeria, Ansarudeen Society and other notable Islamic organisations.

He onced occupied the position as President, Muslim Ummah of South West Nigeria (MUSWEN).



The deceased was survived many children and grand children among whom are; Dr Bolanle Babalakin (SAN), Chairman, Bi-Courtney Aviation Services Ltd and Architect Tayo Babalakin, among others.

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