July 22, 2018

Pioneer ICPC chair Mustapha Akanbi dies at 85 (Nation)

Pioneer ICPC chair Mustapha Akanbi dies at 85 (Nation)

Pioneer Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission (lCPC) and first Wakilin Ilorin Justice Mustapha Akanbi is dead. The former Appeal Court president passed on in the early hours of yesterday at the age of 85. The son of the late octogenarian, Prof. Mohammad Akanbi, confirmed his father’s death. He said his father died in a private hospital in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital, after a brief illness. The body of the late jurist was interred at his Ilorin GRA home around 2.30pm yesterday. Chief Imam of Ilorin Sheikh Mohammed Bashir led the prayer that preceded internment. A large crowd attended the burial rites that did not last more than 10 minutes. Read more

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