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Buhari reacts to death of Justice Samuel ILori, ex-Lagos chief judge



President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday prolonged heartfelt condolences to the household of Ilori on the passing of the ninth Chief Decide of Lagos State, Justice Samuel Omotunde Ilori.

Buhari joined the Lagos State Authorities, the Bar, and the Nationwide Judicial Council in mourning the eminent jurist, who began his profession as a Pupil Counsel on the Federal Ministry of Justice in 1965 and later transferred his service to Lagos State, rising by way of the ranks earlier than his appointment as Chief Decide in 1996.

This was disclosed in an announcement by Femi Adesina, the Particular Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.


Buhari affirms that Justice Ilori, who had a distinguished profession within the public service spanning over 30 years and comprising many roles, will likely be remembered for his pivotal position in introducing the usage of know-how in courtroom proceedings within the nation.

The President added that the Nigerian Judicial system is richer by the lifelong contributions of good judges like Ilori.

Buhari additionally prayed for God to grant the soul of the departed everlasting relaxation and luxury household, buddies and colleagues that mourn.

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