For serving on the bench for 32 straight years without scandal; for his humility, transparency,.
For wrestling poverty to submission with uncommon determination and zealous hard-work; for being in the.
For his awesome brilliance, uncommon versatility, phenomenal understanding of the law and sparkling performances during.
For rising from his humble setting without the proverbial golden spoon to become a legal.
For being a woman of many firsts: first female lawyer from Northern Nigeria, first female.
For his courage, exceptional literary writing style with unimaginable depth and breath of reasoning; for.
For being a legal luminary of repute, locally and internationally and for lighting a candle.