It is a sad time for the Federal High Court headquarters in Abuja following the sudden death of one of its judges, Justice Peter Mallong.
Wakadaily learnt that Hon Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong reportedly died on Sunday evening after a brief illness, the sad news is coming barley 48 hours after the court commenced yearly vacation for judges.
The Chief Registrar, Federal High Court of Nigeria, Hassan Sulaiman, confirmed his passing in a statement on Monday.
The statement read: “It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the death of our own, Hon. Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong, a Judge of the Federal High Court.
“Justice Mallong passed away on 30th July, 2023, unexpectedly after a brief illness in Abuja. We will miss him more than words can express.
“Funeral arrangements will be communicated to the public in due time.”