A former Attorney General of the Federal and Minister of Justice during General Abdulsalami Abubakar military regime, Abadullahi Ibrahim, is dead.
He died on Sunday at an isolation centre in Abuja, after battling with coronavirus complications.
Late Ibrahim also served as Minister for Transport and Aviation during the military regime of General Muhammadu Buhari,
A specialists in International Law, Ibrahim was the agent and later co-agent in the dispute between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Cameroon at the International Court of Justice at the Hague.
He was a member of the Nigerian Team that negotiated the Maritime Boundary Treaty between Nigeria and the Republic of Equitoria Guinea and the Unitization Agreement of the Zafiro/Ekanga Oil Fields.
He was called to the English Bar in 1963, and after returning to Nigeria in 1964, late Abdullahi Ibrahim served at capacity in the defunct Northern Nigeria. He served as the Legal Adviser and later Chairman of New Nigeria Development Company Limited, ((NNDC).