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NBA mourns Supreme Court Justice Nweze

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) president, Yakubu Maikyau SAN, has described the death of Supreme Court Justice Gentus Nweze as a huge loss to the Nigerian legal community.

The jurist passed on July 30 after a brief illness.

The NBA president expressed his condolences in a statement by the association’s national publicity secretary, Habeeb Lawal.

He described Mr Nweze as courageous and hardworking, adding that the jurist’s decisions shaped Nigeria’s jurisprudence.

Mr Maikyau expressed his condolences to the family of Mr Nweze, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, and the entire legal community.

“The NBA president condoles with the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Kayode Ariwoola and the entire Nigerian Judiciary.

“NBA also condoles with the Government and People of Enugu State, friends and family of Justice Nweze over the demise of his lordship and prays that the Almighty God comforts his lordship’s family and friends,” he said.