Justice Lawal Dies At Age 63
The death of Justice Lawal Mani has been confirmed by his family.
Prior to his death, Lawal Mani was the Presiding Judge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN), Kaduna division.
Lawal Mani who has since been buried according to islamic rites died at age 63 after a protracted illness.
Recall that, “The judge was in charge of the case challenging Governor Nasir El-Rufai over the sack of 21,780 teachers.”
Also recall that, “He was handling the case of illegal impeachment of the Chairman, Kaduna State Council of Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Chairman, Garba Muhammad against the union and three others.”
NIGERIA NEWS gathered that, “the deceased was born on 1st July, 1955 at Bungudu in Bungudu LGA of Zamfara, he obtained LL.B from the Ahmad’s Bello University in 1991 and was called to Bar in 1992.”
“He bagged his LL.M from his Alma Mater in the year 2000. Justice Mani performed his NYSC primary assignment at Governor’s Office, Ilorin in 1977/78 service year. He started his working career as Administrative Officer II in 1979 with the University of Sokoto.”
“He joined the Federal Judicial Service Commission, Abuja in 2001 and has been its Director of Administration till his appointment as a Judge of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.”