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James Ajibola Ige
|Commissioner for Agriculture|
3 January 1967 – 23 December 1970
|Governor of Oyo State|
|Preceded by||Paul C. Tarfa|
|Succeeded by||Victor Olunloyo|
|Minister of Power and Steel|
29 May 1999 – 2000
|Preceded by||Bello Sulaiman|
|Succeeded by||Liyel Imoke|
|Minister of Justice|
3 January 2000 – 23 December 2001
|Preceded by||Kanu Godwin Agabi|
|Succeeded by||Bayo Ojo|
James Ajibola Idowu Adegoke Ige
13 September 1930
Esa Oke, Osun State.
|Died||23 December 2001
|Political party||Action Group, Unity Party of Nigeria, Alliance for Democracy|
|Alma mater||Ibadan Grammar School, University of Ibadan, University College London|
Chief James Ajibola Idowu Ige, SAN (Lua error in Module:Unicode_data at line 15: attempt to call field 'length' (a nil value).; 13 September 1930 – 23 December 2001), simply known as Bola Ige, was a Nigerian lawyer and politician. He also served as Federal Minister of Justice for Nigeria. He was murdered in December 2001.
Bola Ige was found dead of a gunshot at 8:30pm evening hours of Sunday, December 23, 2001 at his Bodija Estate home in Ibadan, Oyo State. BBC's Fiona Werge considered him to be the most senior Nigerian politician to have been killed since 1999.
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