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Justice Jude Okeke, FCT High Court judge, dies aged 64

A judge of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Justice Jude Okeke, died on Tuesday at the National Hospital in Abuja.

Okay.ng gathered that Justice Okeke, aged 64, had complained of chest pain some days ago after which his condition deteriorated.

Justice Okeke, who until his demise occupied the ninth position in the hierarchy of the FCT High Court judges, handled the corruption case instituted against a retired judge of the Federal High Court, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, along with his wife, Olubolade, and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Joe Agi.

He 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.


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