Sir Jadegoke Adebonajo Badejo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria [SAN] is dead, aged 61.
The Body of SANs [BOSAN] announced the death of Sir Adebonajo Badejo in a statement dated June 5, 2020, signed by its secretary, Mr Seyi Sowemimo, SAN.
Badejo, who until his death was the Principal Partner of Bonajo Badejo & Co., was born in 1959.
Badejo was called to Bar in 1980 and took Silk in 2009 with conferment serial no. 311
He had an LL.B from the University of Ife and an LL.M from the University of Lagos, among other qualifications.
The statement, which showed that he died after he suddenly slumped, stated in part:
“We deeply mourn the sad demise of our colleague and we pray that the Almighty God grants his family the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.
“Funeral arrangements as released by his family will be announced in due course.”
Sir Badejo acted as Legal Consultant and Company Secretary to many blue chip companies and orthodox religious bodies in Nigeria.
Another statement issued by Mr Sowemimo also announced the death of Chief (Sir) Alfred Oghogho Eghobamien.
“As an eminent lawyer in matters of Edo State politics, Sir Eghobamien represented Edo State at the 2005 National Political Reform Conference (CONFAB).
“He was later appointed a Life Bencher in 2017,” Sowemimo stated.
Eghobamien was born on June 5, 1935 (85 years). He is the father of Mr Osaro Eghobamien, SAN.
Sir Eghobamien was called to the English Bar and the Nigerian Bar in the years 1972 and 1973 respectively.
He was conferred with the rank of SAN in 1995.