President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with family and friends of Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Nwali Sylvester Ngwuta, who passed away early hours of Sunday in Abuja.

A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) said the president joined people and government of Ebonyi State, Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) and members of the Bench in mourning the legal luminary, regretting that the death of the eminent justice will leave a gap in the Supreme Court, considering his experience and dedication to the interpretation of the constitution.

It said President Buhari believes Justice Ngwuta lived and served the country with his knowledge of the law.

He prayed that the Almighty God will accept the soul of the departed, and comfort his family.

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