The people of Yobe State have lost an illustrious son who died after battling an unknown illness.
Justice Musa Nabaruma
The Chief Judge of Yobe State, Justice Musa Nabaruma, is dead.
His death was confirmed by a family member to Channels Television on Tuesday.
According to him, Justice Nabaruma died on Monday night after a protracted illness at the National Hospital in Abuja, the nation’s capital.
He served as the Chief Judge of Yobe for about nine years – the longest in the state.
Justice Nabaruma was appointed in 2011 by the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Gaidam.