The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajanah has died at the age of 64.
TheCable reports that Ajanah died in the early hours of Sunday after a protracted illness at the COVID-19 isolation centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
In a statement on Sunday, the state government through the Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, said the passing of the legal luminary is a massive blow to the government and people of Kogi.
“The passing of the legal luminary is a massive blow to the Government and people of Kogi State for his brilliant justice administration throughout his career as a judge and his tenure as the Chief Judge of Kogi State.
“He will be missed for his tenacity of purpose and outstanding commitment to the sanctity of the temple of justice. He was a collosus in the noble profession of law.
“The state government will work with the family of the late Chief Justice to give him a befitting burial. His shoes will be impossible to fill.
“May God forgive all his shortcomings and grant him eternal life,” the statement reads.