Saraki Mourns Late Justice Nasir — Leadership Newspaper


The President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki has expressed sadness over the death of former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir.

Saraki in statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Saturday, described the late justice as an eminent jurist, who contributed immensely to national development.

He said the legacies of Nasir, which were replete in his copious rulings and judgements on the many cases he presided upon, would remain a guiding light and source of inspiration to members of the bench and bar for a long time.

“Justice Mamman Nasir was a fearless and hardworking jurist, who approached every assignment with firmness and patriotism.

“He contributed immensely to the development of the judiciary in particular and the nation in general. We shall all miss him.

“He looked very strong when I presented his award to him at the inaugural annual awards ceremony of the Body of Benchers.

“Nobody could see…

Source: Leadership Newspaper