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Nigeria: Imo to Rename Court Complex After Late Nigeria's Ambassador to U.S.

Late Mr Sylvanus Nsofor retired as a justice of the Supreme Court before his appointment as Nigeria's ambassador to the U.S.

Mr Uzodinma's announcement of the government's plan to immortalise Mr Nsofor was made at a valedictory session held at the Court of Appeal, Owerri, in his honour.The governor said Mr Nsofor was a man who stood for justice and fairness when he served as a judge of the Court of Appeal.A judge of the Court of Appeal, Owerri, Ayobode Sodipe, said the late Mr Nsofor would be remembered for his contributions to the "bench"."I was able to read most of his judgments as an Appeal Court judge, I saw wisdom in all his decisions and his legacies will forever remain.

The Governor of Imo State, Hope Uzodinma, said on Thursday the state government would immortalise the late Nigerian ambassador to the U.He hailed from Oguta in Imo State.

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