MAZI AFAM OSIGWE, SAN, MOURNS THE DEATH OF MR. YINKA FAROUNBI, FORMER CHAIRMAN OF THE NIGERIAN BAR ASSOCIATION, IKEJA BRANCH
I’m deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Yinka Farounbi, the former Chairman of the Nigerian Bar Association Ikeja Branch from 2014 to 2016. He was a dedicated leader and his contributions will be remembered by all.
During his tenure, Yinka Farounbi demonstrated unwavering dedication to the principles of justice, equity, and the rule of law. His leadership was marked by an unyielding commitment to upholding the highest standards of the legal profession, and he served as an exemplary role model for all members of the branch.
His leadership, contributions and influence extended far beyond his years as Chairman. He was a mentor and guide to many young lawyers, offering them invaluable insights and support as they embarked on their legal careers. His passion for the law and his willingness to share his knowledge enriched the legal landscape, and his impact will be felt for generations to come.
In addition to his professional achievements, he was known for his warmth and affable nature. He was a kind and compassionate man , always ready to extend a helping hand to those in need. His presence at branch events and gatherings was a source of inspiration and camaraderie for all who had the privilege of knowing him.
As we mourn the loss of Yinka Farounbi, we extend our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones. His departure leaves a void in our legal community that cannot be filled, but we will forever cherish the memories of his dedicated service, his wisdom, and his friendship.
In honor of his memory, let us recommit ourselves to the principles of justice and integrity that he held dear. May his legacy inspire us to continue the noble work of upholding the law and advocating for justice.
Rest in peace, Yinka Farounbi, and thank you for your unwavering service to the Nigerian Bar Association, particularly NBA Ikeja Branch. Your contributions will forever be remembered and celebrated.
MAZI AFAM OSIGWE, SAN
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