Former Chief Justice of Nigeria Dahiru Musdapher passes on 

Eminent jurist and former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Dahiru Musdapher is dead.

The former CJN died at a London hospital on monday after a protracted illness.

Musdapher was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria on August 27, 2011 and sworn-in by former President, Goodluck Jonathan two days after.

He served as Chief Judge of Kano State between 1979 and 1985.

Musdapher, a native of Babura town of Jigawa State, later served as a member of the Court of Appeal from 1985 until 2003 when he joined the Supreme Court.

The deceased is survived by a wife and three children.

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