Hon. Justice Pius O. Aderemi passes on

Justice Pius Aderemi

The Retired Justice of the Supreme Court Hon. Justice, Sir Hon. Pius Olayiwola Aderemi, CON, has passed on.

The former Supreme Court Jurist, and a one time Chairmanship nominee of the Independent and Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) by President Goodluck Jonathan, passed on Monday June 18 at a hospital in Ibadan after a brief illness.

According to a statement issued by his son, Olakunle Aderemi, Hon. Justice Aderemi until his death was a devoted Catholic, defender of the law and an exemplary and incorruptible Jurist of Nigeria’s Apex Court.

He was at a time, a member of the National Judicial Council, Member of the Body of Benchers of Nigeria, and was a Papal Knight of St Gregory the Great.

Justice Aderemi is survived by children and grandchildren.

His burial arrangements will be announced by the family.

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