Former Chief Justice Of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, Dies At 78

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Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Idris Kutigi, has died in a London hospital at the age 78.

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He was appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court in 1992. He became the chief justice in 2007, succeeding Justice Alfa Belgore.

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He retired on 30 December 2009 and did the unusual by swearing in his successor, Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu, who died in July. He did so because the late President Umaru Yar’Adua was not in the country at the time, due to ill-health.


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