Justice Aromeh Benson Akogwu of Kogi High Court is Dead


Justice Aromeh Benson Akogwu, the Kabba Resident High Court Judge in Kogi  is dead.

It was gathered that the judge died in Anyigba on December 31, 2017 at about 11:40pm during a cross-over service to 2018.

According to a reliable source close to the family, Akogwu who had vowed not to sleep before the cross-over to 2018, was neither sick nor show any symptoms of ill health.

His wife, Mrs. Vicky Akogwu, who confirmed the death, said the late judge and one-time Director of Public Prosecution (DPP) in the state, was hale and hearty before his sudden death. She said that she watched her husband’s death like a movie and could hardly believe herself.

Commenting on the incident from Akogu family house in Idah, Chief Registrar of the State High Court, Yahaya Ademu, said the body had been deposited at the Grimmard Hospital Mortuary, Anyigba.

The late judge, in his late 50s, was until his death, handling the case of attempted assassination of Sen. Dino Melaye.

NAN reports that the Ijumu Local Government Administrator, Taofiq Isah and four others are being tried in the matter.


One thought on “Justice Aromeh Benson Akogwu of Kogi High Court is Dead

  1. Obadofin Daniel

    In fact I don’t know how to qualify this man than to just say he was an exemplary leader who always want a progress of all the staff under his zone and his watch who doesn’t scare anybody,a peace maker among the bar and the bench who always Forster peace among them also a solution to some issues that some people think it cannot be solve. Well I have much to say but let reserved the rest for the host of heaven who has welcome this man to his glorious home


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