Justice Ahmad Belgore Is Dead


A retired Justice of the Court of Appeal, Ahmad Olanrewaju Belgore, is dead.

The news of Belgore’s demise was announced on Tuesday night by the chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Ilorin branch, Kwara State, Kamaldeen Gambari, Esq.

Information reaching me now indicates that Hon. Justice Ahmad Olarewaju Belgore, PCJA (Rtd) is dead. May Allah forgive his shortcomings,” Gambari said in a terse message posted on social media platforms.

Also, a family source said the highly respected jurist died on Tuesday night at his residence in Ilorin after breaking his Ramadan fast.

Justice Belgore retired as Appeal Court Justice on 18th April 2023 on attainment of the age of 70.

The Emir of Ilorin and Chairman Kwara State Traditional Rulers Council, Mai-Martaba Alhaji (Dr) Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari CFR, has described the demise of Justice Ahmad Olarenwaju Belgore (rtd) as a big loss to the Ilorin Emirate and nation at large.

While reacting to the unfortunate incident as contained in a statement issued by his spokesman, Mallam Abdulazeez Arowona, the Emir said, “This is a great and colossal loss that has befallen the Ilorin Emirate and humanity at large.”

Inna ilaihi waina ilaehi raji’un, it is with shock that I received the news of the demise of Justice Ahmad Belgore. He was a complete gentleman, a thorough judicial officer who served the nation meritoriously in various capacities, nationally and internationally.”


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