The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA)has expressed shock over the death of a former Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Mr. Kayode Jegede.
In a statement issued at the weekend by the NBA President, Mr. Okey Wali (SAN) in Abuja said: “I have just received with shock the news about the death of Mr. Kayode Jegede (SAN). This is really sad”.
The NBA described Mr. Jegede, as a very good man, gentle, humble, soft spoken and very unassuming.
It further said: “He taught law of evidence at the Nigerian Law School as a lecturer/secretary of the Council of Legal Education”.
Mr. Wali disclosed that he had the privilege of working closely with the deceased as a representative of the Nigerian Bar Association during his tenure as the Director General of the Nigerian Law School.
“He was a quintessential administrator and the history of the Nigerian Law School and indeed the legal profession in Nigeria can never be complete without the name of Mr. Kayode Jegede, SAN. I give the condolences of the Nigerian Bar Association to his family and may his gentle soul rest in peace”. The NBA president added.No tags for this post.