Nigeria human rights lawyer, Bamidele Aturu, is dead

Bamidele Aturu

The lawyer died in a Lagos hospital.

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One of Nigeria’s foremost human rights lawyers, Bamidele Aturu, is dead.

Mr. Aturu, who is known to champion human rights and constitutionalism, died on Wednesday evening after a brief illness.

A friend of the deceased and leading civil society member, Olanrewaju Suraju, confirmed the death to PREMIUM TIMES.

Mr. Aturu died in a Lagos hospital.

Other associates of the deceased also confirmed the death.

Details later…


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