Justice Isiaka Isola, Lagos oldest judge is dead, Aged 102


Justice Isiaka Isola Oluwa, a retired judge of the High Court of Lagos State is dead at the age of 102.

The late judge who is remembered as the one who sentenced Lagos socialite, Alhaji Jimoh Isola a.k.a Ejigbadero to death for murder of a farmer, Raji Oba over land disputes in 1975, died in his home at Ilupeju, Lagos in the early hours of today May 9.

Before his death, Justice Oluwa served as Member, Board of Governors, Glover Memorial Hall (1965-1974), member, Lagos Town Council, Member, Reorganization of Local Government, Lagos State, and Pro-Chancellor of Lagos State University, Ojo. Also, for many years, he was the chairman of the Association of Lagos indigenous retired judges.

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