Kogi State Chief Judge, Justice Nasir Ajanah has died at the COVID-19 isolation centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja.
A family member confirmed the death today.
His death becomes the second high profile death in less than two weeks after an aide to the state governor, Yahaya Bello also died in an Abuja hospital.
Justice Ajanah was born in 1956 to the family of MJ Fari Ajanah in Okene Local Government Area.
He studied law at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, and was called to the Nigerian bar as a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court.