Respected jurist, Justice Chukwudifu Oputa has died.
Street Journal gathered that the eminent justice who passed on at 96 died in Abuja where his son, Charles, better known in the entertainment industry as “Charly Boy” or “Area Fada” lives.
Many still recall that the Oguta-born justice was brought back to serve when in 1999, he was saddled with the task of investigating 15 years of abuses perpetrated under the military regimes that held sway prior to the emergence of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo as the President.
Justice Oputa was down with stroke. He was aged 96.