A senior Chief Magistrate of the Lagos Judiciary Mrs. Abimbola Aoko-Komolafe has been confirmed dead.
The details surrounding her death are still unclear at the moment, but information gathered revealed that Abimbola had died possibly in the night of last week’s Sunday or the early hours of Monday, the 17th of 2020.
According to reports from a source,
“We heard the news on Monday. We understand that someone spoke with her on phone probably Sunday night. We don’t really know. But it’s a big surprise,” the source said.
Mrs Aoko-Komolafe sits at Court 2, Ebute-Meta Gardens but was recently posted to Court 2, Tinubu Magistrates Court, Lagos.
Her last hearing was the case of a self-proclaimed Baale and five other persons charged by the police with alleged stealing, attempted murder and breach of peace at Okegun Odofin community in Ibeju Lekki, area of the state.
The family and friends of the deceased have taken the time out to render tributes on her Facebook page.
In reaction to the news of her death, the Convener of Fight Against Corruption in the Judiciary [FIACIJ], Bayo Akinlade said;
“Her sudden death comes as a great shock to many who interacted with her honour before she passed on.
“Once again, we at FIACIJ raise the questions regarding the welfare of our colleagues in the judiciary and call on our Leaders in NBA and in the Government to consider better healthcare for Lawyers within the Judiciary.
“Our condolences to her husband, her family and the Judiciary.”