Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher, is dead. He died on Monday evening, at a London Hospital at 75.
A family member of the deceased, Hajiya Halima Sulaiman, confirmed the death to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kano, yesterday.
She said Justice Musdapher died after battling with a kidney-related disease and had been on admission in the hospital for five months.
The deceased, she said, left behind a wife and three children among whom are Hadiza Dahiru Mustapha, a magistrate and Kaloma Mustapha, a media aide to Jigawa Governor, Badaru Abubakar.
His remains of the deceased were yet to arrive and it was not certain as to where he would be buried.
The Jigawa-born Musdapher was appointed CJN on August 27, 2011 and sworn-in by former President Goodluck Jonathan, on August 29, 2011. Read more