Appeal Court Judge Slumps and Dies In Court

Another sad day for the Judiciary in Ondo state capital, After a Justice of the Court of Appeal, Akure Division Justice Lokulo-Sodipe reportedly slumped and died. The Justice was said to have slummed in his office while dressing up to attend a court session which is a pre-election case. It was gathered that all attempts to revive him proved abortive as he reportedly gave up the ghost on the way to the hospital.

He died at the age of 67.

The immediate past Chairman of the Akure branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, Mr Rotimi Olorunfemi confirmed the incident on a WhatsApp platform .

He simply said, “Just confirmed it ( the judge’s death ) is true. He collapsed in the office at Court of Appeal, Akure this ( Monday) morning. Was rushed to the hospital but confirmed DOA ( Death on Arrival)”

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