Alhaji Abdullahi Ibrahim (SAN), the former Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the federation, first SAN from the North called to the Nigerian Bar in 1964 spoke to Weekly Trust on the assassination of the late Chief Bola Ige, the implications of the assassination for the country and what should be done to check recurrence of the incident.
Ibrahim held cabinet positions as Federal Minister of Education, Science and Technology. He was Minister for Transport and Aviation (1984–1985) in the cabinet of General Muhammadu Buhari. He was Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice of Nigeria (1997 – May 1999) in the cabinet of General Abdulsalami Abubakar. He is a Commissioner of the International – National Boundary Commission, and was a member of the Nigerian team that negotiated the Maritime Boundary Treaty between Nigeria and the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and the Unitization Agreement of the Zafiro/Ekanga Oil Fields. He was the agent and later co-agent in the dispute between the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the Republic of Cameroon at the International Court of Justice at the Hague.