Former Lagos chief judge Samuel Ilori dies at 87

The ninth chief judge of Lagos State Justice Samuel Ilori has passed on aged 87.

A brief statement on Wednesday signed by his daughter Olukemi Ilori on behalf of the family said the former chief judge died on Tuesday in Lagos.

“He was well and just passed peacefully on that day,” the statement read.

The family said it would announce funeral plans later.

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