A customary President of the Nigerian Bar Affiliation (NBA), Chief Babatunde Olusola Benson (SAN), has died at the age of 89.
Naija News studies that the death of Chief Benson, who held the broken-down title of Asiwaju of Ikorodu, became announced on Thursday by the Ayangburen of Ikorodu, Oba Kabir Shotobi, and Ikorodu Division of the NBA.
Benson became born in Ikorodu to the famed Benson household on July 4, 1932 and became known as to the English bar in 1959. His enrollment number in Nigeria’s Supreme Court docket as Solicitor and Recommend became 38.
On his return to Nigeria, he joined the legislation firm of his uncle, TOS Benson, SAN, where he in the damage rose to the distance of the Head of Chambers.
Benson therefore became Traditional Secretary of the NBA and also therefore elected Vice Chairman of the Commonwealth Lawyers Affiliation.
He suggested the basis of an affiliation of African lawyers beneath the aegis of African Bar Affiliation (ABA) and therefore emerged its President between 1978 and 1980.
He became awarded the KJW Exquisite Practitioner for the Year 2004 by the Nigerian Bar Affiliation)
He became the important thing and absolute top Nigerian to support in the capacities of Traditional Secretary and NBA President.
Benson became conferred with the prestigious fallacious of Senior Recommend of Nigeria in 1983.