Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Aloysius Katsina-Alu had a close shave with death at the weekend. His wife died.
For the country’s number one judicial officer and his wife, Victoria Mimi, savouring the cool evening breeze under a tree in their expansive country home in Alu village, Benue State, turned out a lethal experience. A tree fell on the duo, killing Mes Katsina-Alu. The CJ was injured.
Alu village in Ushongo Local Government Area, is about one and a half hours drive from Makurdi, the state capital.
Mrs Katsina-Alu, 53, was rushed to the hospital. But she did not survive.
A family member, Mr. Ajiryar Katsina-Alu, yesterday recounted how the tragic incident happened on Saturday.