President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Jigawa State over the passing away of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Dahiru Musdapher.
According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, he also commiserated with the Kano and Ringim Emirate Council, professional colleagues, family members and friends of the eminent jurist.
The President commended the mediatory and conciliatory leadership roles the former Chief Justice played in his career development and nation-building while serving as Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Kaduna State, Chief Judge, Kano State Judiciary, Justice, Court of Appeal and Justice, Supreme Court of Nigeria.
He prayed that Allah grants Musdapher’s soul good rest in eternity, noting that his contributions to the structure and spirit of the nation’s constitution and legal practice will always be remembered and greatly appreciated by generations.
Mr Musdapher died in the early hours of Tuesday at the age of 75.