The governor of Kwara State, AbdulRaman AbdulRazaq, has lost his father, Alhaji AbdulGaniyu Folorunsho AbdulRazaq(SAN).
He died in Abuja around 2am on Saturday at the age of 93, according to a statement signed by a member of the family, Dr Alimi AbdulRazaq.
He was born in 1927, and he is survived by his 90-year-old wife Alhaja Raliat AbdulRazaq, children and grandchildren.
The statement indicated that he was the Mutawali of Ilorin and Tafida of Zazzau(Zaria), who was Chairman of the Nigerian Body of Benchers.
He was also the first lawyer from the Northern Region and survived by illustrious children including the incumbent Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, and grandchildren.
The governor also announced the death of his father on his Twitter handle.
Arrangement for his interment will be announced by the family shortly, the statement added.