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Supreme Court Justice, Chima Centus Nweze, Federal High Court judge, Peter Mallong dead

A judge in the Supreme Court, Justice Chima Centus Nweze, is dead.

It was gathered that Justice Nweze died on Sunday, July 30, 2023, at the age of 64.

The Supreme Court has yet to speak on Nweze’s death as of the time of filing this report.

Justice Nweze, a native of Obollo in Udenu Local Government Area of Enugu State, was born on September 25, 1958.

He delivered the controversial judgement of the Supreme Court which declared the immediate past Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, as the authentic candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Yobe North Senatorial District in the February 25, 2023, general election.

Also, a judge in the Federal High Court, Justice Peter Mallong, has been confirmed dead.

It was gathered that Justice Mallong died in Abuja on Sunday, July 30, 2023, after a brief illness.

Confirming his demise via a statement on Monday, the Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Hassan Sulaiman, said: “Hon. Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong, a judge of the Federal High Court, passed away on July 30, 2023, unexpectedly after a brief illness in Abuja.

“We will miss him more than words can express.

“Funeral arrangements will be communicated to the public in due time.”

Justice Mallong, who is from Plateau State, was born on January 21, 1963.

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