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Kogi chief judge dies at COVID-19 isolation centre in Abuja

Valentine Chinyem

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Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has died at the COVID-19 isolation centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

Justice Ajanah was moved from Lokoja, Kogi state into the isolation centre some days ago where he died.

Ajanah as indigene of Okene, was born into the family of MJ Fari Ajanah in 1956.

He studied law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and was called to the Nigerian bar as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court.

Ajanah later set up his private firm, Nasiru Ajanah & Co in Okene where he practised law between 1985 and 1989.

He also served as chairman, Election Petitions Tribunal in Akwa Ibom State (2007) and chairman, Election Tribunal Petitions in Rivers State (2008).

Ajanah was buried km Abuja on Sunday.