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Senior advocate, John Odubela, dies at 55


A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, John Odubela, has died at the age of 55, The PUNCH reports.

Odubela, who was, until his death, the Head of Chamber, Rickey Tarfa & Co., reportedly died on Monday.

The deceased, who was a former Ogun State Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology in the administration of ex-Governor Ibikunle Amosun, bagged the title Senior Advocate in September 2017.

Odubela was lawyer to several VIPs, such as former Kogi-West lawmaker, Senator Dino Melaye; Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio; and the All Progressives Congress candidate in the last Edo State governorship election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Odubela was survived by a wife and three daughters.

Veteran journalist, Dele Momodu, on Tuesday took to social media to mourn the deceased, whom he said was also his lawyer.

Details later…

Punch Newspapers

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