BENUE State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Wednesday described the death of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Aloysius Iyorgyer Katsina-Alu as a peace-loving man and patriot.
The governor in a press statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase said that his death has thrown the state into sadness and mourning.
Governor Ortom described the late Justice Katsina-Alu as ‘a peace-loving man, patriot and father who built bridges for many others to cross.’
He said that his demise is a huge blow to Benue State in particular and a loss to the entire country.
Governor Ortom stated that Justice Katsina-Alu was among selfless Nigerians who upheld the truth, equity and fairness in service to the country.
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While commiserating with his family, the governor prayed for the soul of the eminent jurist and bereaved family for God to grant them the strength to bear the irreparable loss.
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