A former President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Mamman Nasir is dead.
The funeral of the former Appeal Court President will be buried today by 4:30 at Malumfashi .
Justice Nasir was born in 1929 in Katsina State, Northern Nigeria.
He attended Kaduna College where he obtained the West Africa School Certificate in 1947 and later attended the University of Ibadan, where he obtained a certificate in Latin.
He proceeded to the Council of Legal Education where he received a bachelor’s degree in Law in 1956, the same year he was Call to the bar, Lincoln’s Inn.
He returned to Nigeria in 1956 and was appointed a Crown Counsel. In 1961, he was appointed as Minister of Justice, Northern Nigeria, a position he held for five years before he became the Director of Public Prosecution, Northern Region in 1967, the same year he was appointed Solicitor General, North Central State.