Former Chief Justice, Shehu Atiku is dead


The former Kano State Chief Judge, Justice Shehu Atiku, is dead.

He died on Sunday and has been laid to rest on Monday in Kano.

The Public Relations Officer, Kano High Court, Baba Ibrahim Jibo, in a press statement, issued on Monday morning, confirmed the demise of the jurist.

According to Jibo, the former CJ died of an undisclosed ailment.

The final Islamic funeral rites were performed on his remains at Umar Ibn Khattab Mosque, on Monday morning, before his internment in accordance with Islamic injunctions.

The late jurist retired as the state Chief judge in 2015.


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