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Mamman Nasir, ex-president of appeal court, is dead

Mamman Nasir, ex-president of appeal court, is dead
April 13
17:09 2019
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Mamman Nasir, a former president of the court of appeal and the district head of Malumfashi in Katsina state, is dead.

Ibrahim Bindawa, the information officer, Katsina emirate council, made the announcement on Saturday in Katsina.

He said the late galadima-Kastina died in the afternoon at the federal medical centre, Katsina, after a protracted illness.

He said a funeral prayer was conducted in Malumfashi at 4:00 pm.

Nasir was born in 1929 and attended Kaduna college where he obtained the West Africa School Certificate in 1947 and later attended the University of Ibadan where he obtained a certificate in Latin.

He proceeded to the council of legal education in London for his bachelor’s degree in Law in 1956, and was called to the bar – Lincon Inn – in the same year.

He returned to Nigeria in 1956 and was appointed a crown counsel, and in 1961, appointed as minister of justice, northern Nigeria, a position he held for five years before he became the director of public prosecution, northern region in 1967, the same year he was appointed solicitor general, north central state, now Kaduna state.

Late Nasir held this position for seven years before he was appointed to the bench of the supreme court of Nigeria in 1975.

In 1978, he was appointed president of the court of appeal, a position he held until he retired in 1992 to ascend the throne of galadima of Katsina and was turbaned on May 9, 1992.

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