A judge of the Federal Capital territory has died at the National Hospital in Abuja after complaining of chest pain.
Justice Jude Okeke
One of the Judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Justice Jude Okeke is dead.
He died on Tuesday at the age of 64 at the National Hospital in Abuja.
Some court officials, who asked not to be named because they had no authorisation to speak on it, said the deceased had complained of chest pain some days ago after which his condition deteriorated.
The spokesperson for the National Hospital, Dr Tayo Haastrup, confirmed to Punch that Justice Okeke died on Tuesday.
Justice Okeke hails from Idemili North Local Government Area of Onitsha, Anambra State.
He was called to Bar in 1985 and completed his National Youth Service the following year.
He was in active private practice of Law until he was appointed as a Judge in the FCT High Court in 2007.
He is married with children.
His death reduces the number of FCT High Court judges from 34 to 33.