“I am speechless, I don’t know what to say again but I will surely miss him.”
NAN reports that Idris, who was born on July 6, 1940, attended Lagos Primary School, 1947-54; Ahmaddiyya College, Agege, 1955-60; London School of Economics and Political Science, 1962.
The deceased also had a Doctorate Degree (1971), LL.B. (Hons), LL.M. and was at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Lagos, 1968- 72; Legal Officer, National Oil Corporation, 1972-76; Member: Nigerian Bar Association; Member, Nigerian Constitution Drafting Committee and the Electoral Law Committee.
He was appointed Commission for Education by the first civilian Governor of Lagos State, Alhaji Lateef Jakande, in 1979 and was charged with the implementation of the UPN administration’s priority programme — free and compulsory education at all levels in Lagos State.