Atadoga, Kogi Customary Court of Appeal President Is Dead

Atadoga, Kogi Customary Court of Appeal President Is Dead

The President of Kogi Customary Court of Appeal, Justice Ibrahim Shaibu Atadoga is dead.


Report had it that Atadoga, who was called to the Bar in 1986, died on Sunday after a brief illness.

The Chief Information Officer, Kogi State Ministry of Justice, Saheed Saqeeeb confirmed the news of his death to The Nation in a telephone conversation.

“Yes it is true but I have no further details as at now,” he said.

Atadoga, who had been in private practice since he was called to Bar, hailed from Omala LGA of Kogi State.

He was said to be instrumental to the creation of the Customary Court of Appeal in the state.

Atadoga became popular when he swore-in Capt. Idris Wada as Governor following a controversial court verdict, which gave room for two Governors as the then Speaker Abdullahi Bello was also sworn-in by the Chief Judge, Justice Nasiru Ajanah.

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