Immediate past Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) General Secretary, Mr. Jonathan Gunu Taidi has described deceased senior lawyer, Chief Guy Ikokwu as “a prominent legal practitioner, past President of Otu Oka-Iwu Lagos, Bar Leader and member of Lagos Branch of the Nigerian Bar Association,” saying that he lived an impactful life.

In a statement made available to CITY LAWYER, Taidi who is believed to be eyeing the post of NBA Presidency at the forthcoming NBA National Officers Elections, said that he received with “shock” the news of the passing of Ikokwu and recalled “the passion with which he followed up on issues affecting the well-being of Members of Otu Oka-Iwu in particular and those who sought his intervention generally.

“His death is a painful loss to his immediate family, Otu Oka-Iwu community and the Lagos Branch of the NBA.

“We all must be comforted by the fact that he lived an impactful and fulfilling life, and may God comfort his family, colleagues and friends while granting his soul eternal rest.”

Ikokwu will be buried today in his home town Oba in Anambra State.

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