Ogun High Court Judge, Justice Bamgbose is Dead

Ogun High Court Judge,
Justice Olatokunbo John Bamgbose, is dead.

He died on June 30, 2023 at the age of 63.

Until his death, Justice Bamgbose was a judge with the Ogun State Judiciary and an elder in the Glory Tabernacle Ministry.

He began practising Law as a student of the late Olisa Chukwura, SAN, and then had his own legal office in Ibadan, Oyo State, Before his appointment as a judge in the Ogun State judiciary.

He was married to Professor Oluyemisi Bamgbose, SAN, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research, Innovation, and Strategic Partnerships at the University of Ibadan.

He was the author of Digest of Judgments of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

He is survived by his wife and three legal practitioner children.

The Nigerian Bar Association, Ibadan branch described his death as “a great loss to the Judiciary, the Bar, and the nation as a whole, having contributed in no small measure during his lifetime to the development of the justice sector and good governance through the instrumentality of the law.”

The statement was signed by the branch’s Publicity Secretary, Oluwatobi O. Fatoki.

Meanwhile, the Ogun State Judiciary on Monday observed a day without proceedings in memory of Hon. Justice O. J. Bamgbose.

The Chief Judge of Ogun State, Hon. Justice (Dr.) M. A. Dipeolu ordered that all courts in the state should not sit on Monday, 3rd July, 2023 to mourn the loss, according to a circular signed by the Deputy Chief Registrar (Legal), O. O. Adebo.