Lawyer Olusegun Bamgbose, Esq, national coordinator, Concerned Advocates for Good Governance, CAGG, and leader of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP, has died.
Bamgbose died in the early hours of Friday after a brief illness.
One of his close friends and business associate, Steve Ikechi, confirmed the sad news to DAILY POST.
Bamgbose was the senior director of God’s Own Chambers, a legal team based in Aba, Abia state.
He had also declared his interest in running in the 2023 presidential election under the aegis of the NNPP.
Also reacting to the sad news, the Foundation for Environmental Rights, Advocacy and Development (FENRAD), of which he led the legal team, described Bamgbose as a strong voice on issues of good governance and the defense of human rights. .
Comrade Nelson Nnanna Nwafor, Executive Director of FENRAD, told DAILY POST that Bamgbose was “richly endowed with political sagacity and was consistent in holding governments to account by lending his voice to the most pressing national and local issues. reviews.
“Through its intervention and actions, the government has relaxed many unpopular policies. He was a good gentleman, very hardworking, a lovely husband, a father and a friend to all.
“His humble attitude, his approach and his temperament made him love him very much. Throughout his stay on earth, he was truly committed to the promotion and protection of environmental, human and democratic rights which aligned with the objectives of FENRAD.
“We have had many victories working together with his wise and always ready advice. He directed and steered our legal department with a professionalism as impeccable as a lawyer proper.
“We are indeed saddened by this loss and pray that God, in this difficult time, will grant his family – immediate and extended – the courage to bear this enormous loss; we also pray for his friends, his learned colleagues and those who are saddened by this outing.
“Barr. Olusegun Bamgbose will be sorely missed.
“May her sweet soul find rest in the bosom of the Almighty. Farewell to the great iroko, an icon and an imposing legal authority! “