Tunji Braithwaite Dies At 82

Tunji Braithwaite dies at 82

Elder stateman, Tunji Braithwaite has died at the age of 82, his son Olamide has confirmed.

Braithwaite, who founded Nigeria Advance Party (NAP), was one of the lawyers who defended late chief Obafemi Awolowo.

He didnt take part on the politics of the first republic because he said it was not suitable to him.

He, however, contested for the presidnecy in several subsequent elections in icluding the 1983 election.


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