Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Aloysius Katsina-Alu, has died after a brief illness in a hospital in Abuja. He was aged 76.
His death was confirmed by Awassam Bassey, spokesperson of current CJN, Walter Onnoghen, on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.
Bassey said the demise of Katsina-Alu was confirmed by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Hadizatu Mustapha, who was informed by Katsina-Alu’s personal assistant.
Katsina-Alu, a Benue State native, served as CJN between December 2009 and August 2011.