Justice Evoh Chukwu, a justice of the federal high court, Abuja, is dead. He was the justice that presided over the alleged forgery case against the Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his deputy, Ike Ekweremadu.
According to a statement issued by Emmanuel Gako, the court’s chief registrar, Chukwu died after a brief illness.
The statement said the court has declared Thursday a work free day in honour of the departed judge.
It added that all court registrars had been directed to adjourn cases that were initially slated for hearing on Thursday to ensure total compliance.
Chukwu was born on August 24, 1964 in Afikpo north local government area (LGA) of Ebonyi state and was appointed a judge of the court on January 23, 2008.