Ambode pays condolence to Tunji Braithwait family in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode today pays a condolence visit to the family of late foremost nationalist and prominent lawyer, Dr. Tunji Braithwaite in their Lagos residence.

Gov Ambode condoling Mrs. Braithwaite
Gov Ambode condoling Mrs. Braithwaite

It would be recalled that on Monday, the Governor issued a statement on the late activist through his Chief Press Secretary, Habib Aruna, describing the late nationalist as a detribalized individual whose example is worthy of emulation.

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Governor Ambode said Braithwaite was a man of the people, a typical Nigerian who was consistent in saying things the way they are, not caring whose ox is gored.

The Governor recalled that during the military era, especially that of the late General Sani Abacha administration, when politicians were afraid to come out and contest, Braithwaite dared the odds and came out to contest against the late General at the risk of his life.

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Ambode with the children of the late Human Rights activists
Ambode with the children of the late Human Rights activists

 

“He was very consistent in fighting for what he believed was right and fair to every human regardless of their ethnic leaning or creed, he was not one to shy away from taking a position that he strongly believed in.

 

photo credit: Linda Ikeji Blog

 

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Gov Ambode signing the condolence register at the residence of late Dr Braithwaite
Gov Ambode signing the condolence register at the residence of late Dr Braithwaite

 

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