Former CJN dies



    Dahiru Musdapher, ex-CJN

    Breaking: Former Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Dahiru Musdapher is lifeless.

    The 75-year-old justice died in a London hospital.

    The deceased left behind a spouse and three youngsters.

    He was born a member of the Bani Ya’muusa clan in Babura Town in Babura, an area authorities space within the north of Jigawa State.

    In August 2011, Justice Musdapher was appointed the Acting Chief Justice of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

    In 1979, he was appointed as a Judge of the High Court of Kano State by General Olusegun Obasanjo

    In a response, former Governor Sule Lamido of Jigawa, mentioned in his twitter deal with: “Our Heartfelt Condolences to the fast household of the just lately deceased Justice Dahiru Musdapher who sadly handed on simply yesterday.

    Jigawa will miss him in addition to the Nigerian Judiciary.

    May Jannatul Firdaus Be His Final Abode.”

    The Muslim Lawyers Association of Nigeria, famous in its tweet @MULANLAGOS that it has simply been introduced that the previous Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice Dahiru Musdapher is lifeless.

    Muntasir Adamu Kanam, mentioned that the previous CJN died on Monday.

    Ayode Ajulo additionally tweeted and mentioned: “My condolences to the family of the late Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher. I plead and commend his soul to eternal rest and bliss. He will be greatly missed by the bar & bench, and Nigeria as a whole.”

    The present Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, has condoled with the fast household of Musdapher.

    Mr. Awassam Bassey, Special Adviser on Media to the CJN, disclosed this in a phone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja.

    Bassey mentioned the CJN had directed the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court to formally ship his (Onnoghen) condolences to the fast household of the late Musdapher.

    “The CJN had visited the late Justice Musdapher whereas on admission in a London Hospital. He has described his dying as painful and a misplaced to the judiciary,’’ Bassey mentioned.

    Musdapher was appointed the Chief Justice of Nigeria in 2011.

    He did function Chief Judge of the Kano State Judiciary from 1979 to 1985, and a member of the Court of Appeal from 1985 till 2003.

    The late jurist retired from the bench 5 years in the past on attaining the necessary retirement age of 70.

    He hailed from Bani Ya’muusa clan in Babura city in Babura Local Government Area of Jigawa State.