Kogi Chief Judge, Justice Ajanah buried in Abuja

Ogunsakin Mustapha
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The remains of the late Chief Judge of Kogi State, Justice Nasiru Ajana was on Sunday afternoon buried at Gudu Islamic cemetery, Abuja.

Justice Ajana died on Sunday morning at the COVID-19 isolation center at Gwagwalada, Abuja

His death is coming barely one week after the state lost the President of the Customary Court of Appeal in the state, Justice Ibrahim Shaibu Atadoga, after a brief illness.

Justice Ajanah was buried at about 3pm. The State Governor, Hahaha Bello along with his commissioners for Health Dr. Saka Audu and his Attorney General and Justice Commissioner in the state Mohammed Ibrahim SAN along with other aids to the governor were at the burial.

Watch the video of the burial here:

Before his burrial the family members and NCDC had a meeting where the family accepted to follow COVID19 protocol for the burial.

The Kogi State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Kingsley Fanwo, head earlier in the morning confirmed the death of the chief judge in a statement he signed on Sunday.

The statement reads “The Kogi State Government wishes to announce the demise of Hon. Justice Nasir Ajana. Until his death, Nasir Ajana was the Chief Judge of Kogi State”.

Late Justice Ajanah was born in Okene Local Government Council to the family of MJ Fari Ajanah. Ajanah received early education at the Native Authority (Central) Primary School, Okene between 1962 and 1968. In 1969, he enrolled in Federal Government College, Keffi and graduated in 1973. In 1974, Ajanah enrolled in the same college for a Higher School Certificate (HSC) finishing in 1975.

Ajana earned LLB from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He attended Nigerian Law School and was subsequently called to the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

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