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.