Justice Sikiru Oyinloye of the Kwara State Judiciary passed away on Sunday after a brief illness.
The Judge was still actively serving the Kwara State Judiciary when he passed away.
Up to his passing, Justice Oyinloye was employed by the Kwara State High Court.
In the meantime, Justice Oyinloye’s passing was lamented by Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq in a letter of condolences issued by his chief press secretary, Rafiu Ajakaye.
The late Justice Oyinloye was characterized by Abdulrazaq as an honorable member of the state judiciary.
“We join the Kwara State Judiciary and the Nigerian Bar (Association) to mourn the unfortunate death of Hon. Justice Oyinloye, a very upright and brilliant judge
“We are consoled by the fact that he left a legacy of uprightness, hard work, and brilliance for which he was known within and outside of the court system,” the Governor said in a statement on Sunday night, hours after the development.
“Our heartfelt condolences go to his family, the Kwara State judiciary, the good people of Isin Local Government, and everyone who mourns the late judge. We pray Allah to grant him Al-Jannah Firdaus and comfort the family that survived him.”
The judge was until his death in the active service of the Kwara State Judiciary, the statement further said.