NEWS ALERT: Judge Trying Kaduna Journalist Dies | The Precision



Justice Bashir Sukola of a Kaduna High Court Judge is dead.

A former Kaduna Bureau Chief of Vanguard Newspapers, Luka Binniyat,
is standing trial before late Justice Sukola. He was dragged before the
judge by the State Governor, Mallam Nasir el-Rufai and charged with
alleged false publication in Vanguard on the purported killing of five students of College of Education, Gidan-Waya, Kaduna State.
Officials of the State Ministry of Justice and family sources
confirmed the death of Justice Sukola. They said he died at Ahmadu Bello
University Teaching Hospital (ABUTH), Shika, Zaria, on Tuesday night
after an illness.
“We are expecting the body for burial according to Islamic rites this
morning (Wednesday) in Kaduna,” a senior member of staff of the justice
ministry said.
Justice Sukola is survived by one wife and many children.

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