A Kaduna division Federal High Court judge, Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong, has died.
After a brief illness, Justice Mallong passed away on Sunday, July 30 in Abuja, the Nigerian capital.
Hassan Amida Sulaiman, the court’s chief registrar, saddenedly confirmed Justice Mallong’s passing.
– FCT, Abuja Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong, a judge on the Federal High Court (FHC), has passed away.
According to Vanguard, Justice Mallong passed away in Abuja on July 30 after a brief illness.
The judiciary mourns the passing of Justice Mallong of the Federal High Court.
Legit.ng is aware that the news has saddened members of the Nigerian judiciary. His relatives are stunned by the departure of the senior attorney.
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Hassan Amida Sulaiman, the chief registrar of the Federal High Court, released a statement to The Nation on Monday, July 31, announcing the judge’s untimely passing.
“It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the death of our own, Hon. Justice Peter Hoommuk 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.”
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