The President of the Nigerian Bar Association, Mr. Paul Usoro, SAN has expressed shock over the demise of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Granville Isetima Abibo.
The president on behalf of the National Officers and members of the NBA condoled with the family of the deceased as well as the NBA Port Harcourt branch over the loss of the man who he described as a bar man par excellence.
The condolence message which was issued by the National Publicity Secretary, NBA Mr. Kunle Edun reads:
The NBA President Paul Usoro SAN, received today, the shocking news of the demise of one of the leading and finest Nigerian lawyers and a Bar man par excellence, Granville Isetima Abibo, SAN.
Granville Abibo, SAN made valuable contributions to the growth of the Bar and was passionate about the growth of the legal profession.
On behalf of the National officers and members of the Nigerian Bar Association, the NBA President expresses his condolencs to the leaders and members of Port Harcourt branch, the family and friends of our departed Granville Abibo, SAN.
We pray that the Almighty God grants him a peaceful transition and give his family, colleagues and friends the fortitude to bear this irreparable loss.
The NBA shall liaise with the family of the departed learned silk and update members as soon as the funeral arrangements are disclosed by the family.