In a tragic turn of events, the Federal High Court headquarters in Abuja has been wrapped in a solemn atmosphere as word of Honorable Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong’s untimely death spreads throughout the legal community.
Justice Mallong died on Sunday evening in Abuja, in a tragic turn of events. This terrible tragedy occurred less than 48 hours following the start of the judges’ annual vacation.
The Chief Registrar of the Court, Hassan Amida Sulaiman, announced the untimely death in a brief statement issued on Monday.
In a solemn declaration, he signed: “With profound sorrow and a profound sense of grief, we hereby inform the public of the passing of our esteemed individual, Honorable Justice Peter Hoommuk Mallong, a distinguished member of the Federal High Court.”
Justice Mallong, a renowned member of the legal world, died suddenly in an unexpected turn of circumstances. The tragic death occurred on July 30, 2023, after a brief struggle with illness in the city of Abuja. It is with tremendous sadness that we realize the enormous loss felt by many as we bid farewell to him. The profundity of our emotions outstrips any verbal articulation, leaving us speechless.
The funeral plans will be revealed to the public in due time, according to a statement made earlier today.