A federal judge, Justice Ibrahim Maikaita Bako is dead.
The Judge died on Sunday morning in an Abuja hospital following injuries he sustained in a car accident he was involved in last week.
Bittertruth Media recalls that the judge was involved in a car crash along Funtua – Kankara road in Katsina state on January 4.
He was thereafter flown to Abuja for medical attention where he passed on this morning at Cedar Crest Hospital, Abuja.
Justice Musa Danladi who confirmed the demise of the Judge told Daily Trust;
“the late Bako died around 6am this morning at Cedar Crest, Abuja following an accident last Friday; he suffered serious spinal and neck injuries.”
He added: “he had been in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) were doctors tried to stabilise him for eventual medical treatment abroad.
“It has also being resolved to hold his funeral prayers and bury him in Abuja after Zuhr prayers. It is a critical; it is a loss.”
It may interest you to note that the late Justice Bako, was the judge handling former Katsina Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema’s case involving the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged diversion of N11billion local government funds.