KUTIGI: CJN DECLARES 7 DAYS MOURNING

 

THE CHIEF JUSTICE OF NIGERIA (CJN), JUSTICE WALTER ONNOGHEN HAS CONFIRMED THE DEATH OF ONE OF HIS PREDECESSORS, JUSTICE IDRIS KUTIGI.
A STATEMENT ISSUED ON SUNDAY BY ONNOGHEN’S MEDIA AIDE, AWASSAM BASSEY, DISCLOSED THAT KUTIGI DIED ON OCTOBER 20TH, 2018 IN A LONDON HOSPITAL AT THE AGE OF 78.
HE SAYS ONNOGHEN, WHO COMMISERATED WITH THE DECEASED’S FAMILY, DIRECTED THAT THE NATIONAL FLAG BE FLOWN AT HALF-MAST IN ALL JUDICIAL INSTITUTIONS.
THE LATE JUSTICE KUTIGI, FROM KUTIGI TOWN, IN NIGER STATE, SERVED AS THE CJN BETWEEN 2007 AND 2009.