Kogi Chief Judge, Ajanah dies in COVID-19 isolation centre

Kogi Chief Judge, Ajanah dies in COVID-19 isolation centre

Nasir Ajanah, Kogi State Chief Judge, has reportedly died at the COVID-19 isolation centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja.

Furthermore, a member of the family confirmed the death to TheCable on Sunday morning.

His death becomes the second high profile death in less than two weeks after an aide to Yahaya Bello,

the state governor, also died in an Abuja hospital.

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Brief History

Ajanah was born in 1956 to the family of MJ Fari Ajanah in Okene local government area.

Furthermore, he studied law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and called to the Nigerian Bar as a barrister and solicitor of the supreme court.

Ajanah later set up his private firm, Nasiru Ajanah & Co in Okene, where he practiced law between 1985 and 1989.

He served in various capacities such as chairman, Kabba disturbance tribunal, Kogi, (1994); chairman,

election petitions tribunal in Adamawa state (1998); member of the governing council of Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (1999

and 2006) and chairman, a panel on Murtala Mohammed international airport fire incident (2000).

Ajanah, whose remains will be buried in Abuja on Sunday, served as chairman, election petitions tribunal in Akwa Ibom state (2007) and chairman, election tribunal petitions in Rivers state (2008).

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