Supreme Court Justice, Samuel Chukwudumebi Oseji is dead.
The late Justice Oseji died in an Abuja hospital on Tuesday after a protracted illness at the age of 67.
Justice Oseji was one of the eight Justices elevated to the Supreme Court Bench last year.
He was born at Idumuje Unor, Aniocha North, Delta State on June 2, 1954.
He attended St. Mathew’s Primary School, Idumuje-Unor, Delta State, 1963- 64; Nigerian Peoples High School. Lagos, 1977-79; St. Patrick’s College, Asaba, Delta State, 1979-80; University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State; 1980-84; Nigerian Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos, 1984-85.
He observed the National Youth Service Corps. 1985-86; Legal Aid Officer, 1986, Principal Legal Aid Officer, 1992; Senior. Magistrate Grade I, 1994; Chief Magistrate Grade II, 1996; Chief Magistrate Grade I, 1996; Deputy Chief Registrar, 1996-97; Chief Registrar, 1997, Judge, High Court of Delta State, since 1998.
He was elevated to the bench of the Court of Appeal in 2010. While on the Appeal Court bench, he served in Enugu, Lagos and Benin divisions before his elevation to the apex court last year.