The Federal High Court Of Nigeria Mourns Hon. Justice Ibrahim Watila

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Hon. Justice John Terhemba Tsoho has announced the demise of Hon. Justice Ibrahim Watila, a Judge of Federal High Court of Nigeria who passed on to Glory after a brief illness on the 24th January, 2021.

According to a press release on Tuesday, 26th January 2021 signed by the Federal High Court of Nigeria Chief Information Officer, Catherine Oby Nwandu, she said that until his death, Justice Watila was serving at the Abeokuta Division of the Court.

The Late Justice Ibrahim Watila was born on the 12th May, 1963 and was appointed to the Federal High Court Bench on the 2nd December, 2015.

The Chief Judge of the Federal High Court of Nigeria, Judges of the Court, the entire Management and staff of the Court has commiserated with the family of the deceased.

Late Hon. Justice Ibrahim Watila

Justice Tsoho described the late Judge as sober and courageous Judge, whose exit will be felt by the court, as well as the country at large.

He prayed that the Almighty GOD will grant his immediate family, relatives and friends the fortitude to bear the irreparable loss.

Meanwhile, the burial arrangement has been announced as follows:

Wake Keep: Wednesday, 27th January, 2021 at his residence C13, Herbert Macaulay Street, Pent House Estate, Pyakkasa, Abuja by 3.00pm

Valedictory Court Session: Thursday 28th January, 2021. Time: 11.00am Prompt. Venue: Ukeje Hall, Federal High Court Headquarters, Abuja.

Interment: Saturday, 30th January, 2021 at Marama, Hawul Local Government Area,
Borno State

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