Ondo Judge slumps and dies while preparing for court session

A Court of Appeal Judge, in Akure, Ondo state, Justice Lokulo-Sodipe has slumped and died at the age of 67 years old.

Lokulo-Sodipe was said to have slumped in his office while preparing to attend a Court session on Monday.

It was gathered that all attempts to revive the Judge proved abortive as he died on his way to the hospital.

The immediate past Chairman of the Akure branch of the Nigeria Bar Association, (NBA) Mr Rotimi Olorunfemi confirmed the incident on a WhatsApp platform.

He simply said, “Just confirmed it ( the judge’s death ) is true. He collapsed in the office at Court of Appeal, Akure this ( Monday) morning. He was rushed to the hospital but confirmed DOA (Death on Arrival)”

Speaking on the sudden death of the Appeal court judge, the Chairman NBA Akure, Banjo Ayenakin, described the death of Lokulo-Sodipe, as a rude shock.

Published by WonderLady

Journalist, Educationist, Writer, Human Rights Advocate

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