BREAKING NEWS: Kogi State Chief Judge, Nasir Ajanah Is Dead.

Nasir Ajanah.

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Mr. Nasir Ajanah is dead.


The Chief Judge was said to have died in far away Abuja, about an hour ago, as a member of his family confirmed the death this morning.

His death came less than two weeks after an aide to Yahaya Bello, the state governor, also died in an Abuja hospital, just less than two weeks after Ibrahim Shaibu Atadoga, the president of the Kogi customary Court died too.

Mr. Nasir Ajanah we are told had Cancer and Diabetics and was in the year 2019, sponsored abroad for medical treatment for by the Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and may have died of complications from those two.

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

He studied law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and was 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 practised 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 governing council of Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (1999 and 2006) and Chairman, 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)