Idris Kutigi The Ex-Chief Justice Of Nigeria is Died

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Idris Kutigi The Ex-Chief Justice Of Nigeria is Died

Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Legho Kutigi, is lifeless.

Kutigi was seventy eight years vintage

News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, quoted the Niger State Commissioner for Information, Danjuma Sallau, as pronouncing that Kutigi died in a London Hospital.

Kutigi become the Chief Justice of Nigeria among 2007 and 2009 and after retirement, he was made the chairman of the Constitutional Conference installation with the aid of the then Jonathan management in 2014.

He turned into born on 31 December 1939 in Kutigi, Lavun nearby authorities of Niger State.

He started his early education within the town and later had his secondary training in Bida and Barewa College in Zaria.

He additionally graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, after which he left for England, wherein he studied at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London and Gibson and Weldon, before returning to wait the Nigerian Law School in Lagos.

Justice Kutigi served as the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice in Niger State until 1976, while he become appointed excessive courtroom judge.

He turned into at the bench in Niger for extra than 10 years before his appointment as a choose of the Supreme Court in 1992.

He became the leader justice in 2007, succeeding Justice Alfa Belgore.

He retired on 30 December 2009 and did the uncommon with the aid of swearing in his successor, Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu, who died in July. He did so due to the fact President Umaru Yar’Adua turned into now not in the usa on the time, due to sick-fitness

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