Nigeria's Olu Onagoruwa, Activist, Human Rights Campaigner Dies
Respected across Africa, Olu Onagoruwa, 80, served as attorney-general during the dictatorship of the late general Sani Abacha, where throughout his tenure, he never allowed the gates of justice to close for any Nigerian. He was also part of the international team that drafted the constitution of the Republic of Ethiopia in 1994, writes Segun James for This Day.
Olu Onagoruwa, human rights campaigner, activist and former attorney general has died.
Nigeria: Exit of a Human Rights Defender
This Day, 26 July 2017
Segun James revisits the life and times of Olu Onagoruwa, a human rights defender, whose decision to work for the late military dictator, Sani Abacha, as Attorney General of… Read more »
Guardian, 25 July 2017
When his death was announced last Friday at the age of 80 years, the memory of human rights lawyer, Dr. Olu Onagoruwa that was rekindled in the public consciousness was that of a… Read more »