FCT High Court Judge, Okeke Dies


Justice Jude Okeke of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory is dead.

The 64-year-old died at the National Hospital in Abuja.

Justice Okeke until his demise occupied the ninth position in the hierarchy of the FCT High Court judges.

He hailed from Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

The deceased was said to have complained of chest pain a few days ago before his condition worsened.

He was called to Bar in 1985 and completed his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) 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.

With his death, the number of FCT High Court judges has dropped from 34 to 33.