Erudite jurist, Justice Mary Odili of the Supreme Court of Nigeria is to officially bow out of the nation’s Judiciary on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Odili is one of the earliest women to be elevated to the Supreme Court bench. She will be resigning, having attained the mandatory retirement age of seventy years.
Reports say, the Imo State born jurist, will be hosted to an elaborate retirement event on the day of her resignation.
Director of Press and Information for the Supreme Court, Festus Akande says the court session to be presided over by the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad will hold at the main court room of the Supreme Court in the morning of Thursday.
He said that eminent Nigerians, especially the Attorney General of the Federation, AGF, and Minister of Justice, President of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Body of Benchers and body of the Senior Advocates of Nigeria, among others, are to grace the valedictory court session.