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Federal High Court Judge dies in Abuja

A Federal High Court (FHC) Judge, Justice Peter Mallong, is dead.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Justice Mallong 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.

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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.


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“We will miss him more than words can express.

Justice Peter Mallong
Justice Peter Mallong

“Funeral arrangements will be communicated to the public in due time.”

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NAN reports that Justice Mallong, who is from Plateau, was born Jan.  21 1963 in Yauri, Kebbi.  (NAN)

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