Ben Nwabueze, one of Nigeria’s foremost constitutional lawyers, has died.
Nwabueze’s death was confirmed in a terse statement issued by his son, Eni Nwabueze on Monday morning.
“With great sadness, we announce the passing on to celestial glory of our patriarch, Professor B. O. Nwabueze SAN, NNOM, CON, pioneer Secretary-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Oduah Afo-na-isagba of Atani, Anambra State, on Sunday October 29, 2023 aged 94,” Eni, who is a medical director wrote.
“He lived an exemplary life of consequence.
“Burial arrangements will be announced in due course.”