JUST IN: Another Top Judge Dies Less Than 24 Hours After Supreme Justice
A Federal High Court (FHC) Judge, Justice Peter Mallong, of the Kaduna Division, is dead.
He died on Sunday after a brief illness in Abuja.
The Chief Registar of FHC, Hassan Amida Sulaiman, announced the sudden death of the judge in a statement he made available to newsmen Monday morning.
It reads: “It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the death of our own , Hon. Justice Peter Mallong, a judge of the Federal High Court, who passed away on Sunday unexpectedly after a brief illness in Abuja.
“We will miss him more than words can express. Funeral arrangements will be communicated to the public in due time.”
Justice Mallong, who is from Plateau, was born Jan. 21 1963 in Yauri, Kebbi .