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The Chief Judge of Kogi state is dead


Nasiru Ajanah, the Chief Judge of Kogi state has died.

The Chief Judge passed away in Abuja on Sunday.

He died from a brief illness, he was 64 years old.

His death is coming a week after kogi lost the President of the Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Ibrahim Shaibu Atadoga, also after a brief illness.

On the website of the Kogi State Government, it said Ajanah was born in 1956 to the family of MJ Fari Ajanah in Okene local government area of the state.

He was an alumni of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, where he studied law.

Ajanah started his own private firm, Nasiru Ajanah & Co in Okene, where he practised law between 1985 and 1989.

The Chief Judge also served in various positions such as chairman, Kabba disturbance tribunal, Kogi, (1994); chairman, election petitions tribunal in Adamawa state (1998); member of the governing council of Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (1999 and 2006) and chairman, panel on Murtala Mohammed international airport fire incident (2000).

His body will be buried in Abuja on Sunday.


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