The body of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi has arrived Nigeria.
As announced by the family, the body arrived abode British Airways 5:00am at the Nmamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
His remains was accompanied by Hon Sani Idris Legbo Kutigi, Former House of Representatives member ( Lavun/ Edati/ Mokwa)
The late CJN’s Children and family members were at the airport to recieve the body.
On hand to receive the body of the former CJN were Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Hon Justice Walter Onnoghen, Chief of Staff to Niger State Governor, Hon Mikhail Almin Bmitosahi, Member House of Representatives, Hon Umar Bago, Former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon Justice Mahmoud Mohammed, Commissioner for Work and Infrastructure, Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe, Secretary of Nigeria Judicial Council,NJC, Alhaji Gambo Saleh and Secretary Federal Judicial Service Commission, FJSC,Mr Bassey E Bassey
Burial Arrangements for the Late Hon. Justice Idris Legbo Kutigi(GCON)Former CJN.
The family had earlier announced burial arrangements as follows:
By 5:00 am on the 24th (Wednesday) Oct. 2018: Arrival of the body from UK, at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
By 2:00pm Jana’iza(Islamic rite) on the 24th (Wednesday) Oct. 2018: At the National Mosque, Abuja.
Burial according to Islamic rite, immediately from the National Mosque: At Gudu Muslims burial, Abuja
By 10:00pm on the 25th (Thursday)
Oct. 2018: Fidau Prayer, simultaneously in Abuja (No 7 Nelson Mandela, Asokoro. Abuja), Bida and Kutigi.
May Allah admit him into Al-jannah Firdaus. .
However, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the former CJN should be buried at the National Cemetery in Abuja.