Federal High Court Mourns the Passing of Justice Peter Mallong

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Federal High Court Mourns the Passing of Justice Peter Mallong
Abuja’s Federal High Court in Grief Over Judge Mallong’s Tragic Passing

The Nigerian judiciary is in mourning today as the news of the untimely demise of Federal High Court Judge, Honorable Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong, spreads across the nation. Justice Mallong, a respected figure in the legal community, passed away on Sunday following a brief illness in the nation’s capital, Abuja.

The announcement of his passing was made by the Chief Registrar of the Federal High Court, Hassan Amida Sulaiman. In a statement released early Monday morning, he expressed deep sorrow and heartfelt condolences to Justice Mallong’s family, colleagues, and friends.

“It is with deep sadness and heavy hearts that we announce the death of our own, Honorable Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong, a judge of the Federal High Court, who passed away on Sunday unexpectedly after a brief illness in Abuja,” the statement read.

The late Justice Mallong was known for his dedication to upholding the rule of law and delivering fair and just judgments. Colleagues have described him as a man of integrity, humility, and immense knowledge of the law. His sudden departure has left a significant void in the legal community and the Federal High Court.

“We will miss him more than words can express. Justice Mallong’s contributions to the judiciary have been invaluable, and his absence will be felt deeply by all who knew and worked with him,” added Chief Registrar Sulaiman.

Throughout his esteemed career, Justice Mallong presided over numerous important cases, leaving a lasting impact on the Nigerian legal system. His legacy will be remembered by many as a beacon of justice and fairness.

As the nation mourns the loss of this legal luminary, condolences and tributes have been pouring in from across the country. Senior members of the judiciary, legal practitioners, and the general public have taken to social media and other platforms to express their grief and share fond memories of the late judge.

Funeral arrangements for Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong will be communicated to the public in due time. In the meantime, the legal community and the citizens of Nigeria unite in honoring his memory and the significant contributions he made to the nation’s justice system.

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