Nigeria Supreme Court Justice Ngwuta Dies – Rest in Peace Justice!

Nigeria Supreme Court Justice Ngwuta Dies – Rest in Peace Justice!
Spread the love

Arise TV confirms that Sylvester Ngwuta, a Justice of Nigeria’s Supreme Court has died at the age of 70 years, the apex court has announced.

Justice Ngwuta died on Sunday around 2.30 am after a brief illness.

In a statement by Hadizatu Uwani Mustapha, the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Justice Ngwuta “felt sick and was admitted in the last one week in the National Hospital, Abuja, but before he was moved to the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital on Friday March 5 he tested negative to COVID-19 investigative test conducted on him.”

He added further that: “Hon. Justice Ngwuta was due to retire from the Supreme Court bench on attaining mandatory retirement age of 70 years on March 30, 2021.

“His remain has been deposited in the National Hospital mortuary pending the arrangement for his burial.

“Hon. Justice Ngwuta who was appointed Supreme Court Justice on March 22, 2011 was born on March 30, 1951 in Amofia-Ukawu, Onicha Local government of Ebonyi State.

“His lordship had his basic education in the Eastern part of Nigeria and got his LLB in University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University). lle-ife in 1977 and BL at the Nigerian law school in 1978.”

 189 total views,  2 views today


Fado is a gentleman that has seen and toured the world and wants to orchestrate everything via a blog. He is a strong Barca Fan, natural and unassuming but with a brain like a magnet. He loves music, poems and is very inspirational on his write-ups. He tends to write via his experiences and hopes one day that the world will be a better place and his favourite quote is - the downfall of a man is not the end of his life! whatsapp him on 08053129093 to chat him or call him!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *