Former Kwara State Chief Judge, Saka Yusuf is dead


Former Chief Judge of Kwara State and National President of the Ilorin Emirate Descendants Progressives Union (IEDPU), Justice Saka Yusuf (rtd) is dead.

Justice Yusuf died at the late hours of Monday, 12 February, 2018 after a brief illness.

The late judge was the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) at the Kwara state Ministry of Justice around 1984,1985…. He started his judgeship career in Kano State.

His death was confirmed by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki on his official twitter page.

Saraki wrote: ” My heartfelt condolences go out to the family of the late Justice Saka Yusuf who passed away today.

“Justice Saka was a highly cerebral legal luminary, who served as the Kwara State Chief Judge during my tenure as Governor.

“Justice Saka’s contributions to the judiciary will be remembered, and he will surely be missed. May the Almighty Allah (SWT) grant his soul a place amongst the righteous ones.”

The deceased was scheduled to be buried today at his GRA residence in Ilorin, Nigeria by 10am.

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