The Sokoto State branch of the Nigerian Bar Association has declared today, 19th of September, as a Court-free day within the branch’s jurisdiction to in other to enable members attend the funeral of a deceased member of the branch, Dr. S.S. Auta.

According to a notice made available to TheNigeriaLawyer, the funeral will take place in Gusau and members interested in attending the funeral will take off by 8am from Uduth Mortuary in Sokoto.

The statement reads in full:

“This is to notify members that the Branch Exco having consulted and Notified Heads of Courts have declared tomorrow the 19th September, 2022 as a Court free Day to enable members attend the funeral of Dr. S. S. Auta and to join his family in mourning the departed soul.

Dr. S.S. Auta at right side during the swearing as notary public on 27 July, 2022 while at the middle is the Chief Judge of Sokoto State

the funeral will take place in Gusau, Members who are interested in traveling to Gusau should endeavor to be at Uduth Mortuary by 8:am tomorrow for take off to Gusau.

May Allah be pleased with his soul and may he grant his loved ones the fortitude to bear the loss Ameen.”

Rashida Muhammad
NBA Sokoto Branch Secretary

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