KWARA, Nigeria – Justice Abdulkadir Orire is dead.
Orire, 87, was the pioneer Grand Khadi of Kwara State,
Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq described him as an exemplary leader, erudite legal scholar, researcher and development activist.
President Muhammadu Buhari called him a man of sterling character who brought integrity and respectability to his job during.
Buhari said Orire was a gentleman with an untainted record of service, whose good conduct should be emulated by other members of the judiciary.
Buhari prayed to God to forgive his shortcomings and reward his good deeds with aljanna.
He extended his condolence to the family, the Chief Justice of Nigeria, and the government and people of Kwara.