Nigeria Jurist, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa is dead



Renowned Nigeria Jurist, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa is dead. gathered that the former Judge of the Supreme Court died this afternoon at the age of 96.

In a statement signed by the son of the deceased, Charles Oputa (Charlyboy), said that ? The Family of Justice Chukwudifu Oputa wishes to announce the passing to glory of the eminent jurist and a retired Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria at the age of 96?.

He passed on peacefully on sunday afternoon, 4th May 2014, after recovering from a brief illness. Funeral announcements will soon be released by the family.

The eminent judge was the former Chairman of the Oputa Panel and father to singer, Charly Boy.

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