By Lateef Ibrahim, Abuja
The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has described the former Chief Justice of the Federation Justice Idris Legbo Kutgi as a courageous and principled jurist who would be remembered for his numerous landmark judgments.
Secondus said the death of the great jurist came to him as a shock but thanked God for the huge legacies he left behind.
The PDP National Chairman said that at this time the nation is going through difficult times, the experience of men of integrity like late Justice would have been greatly needed but God knows the best.
In a statement from his media office signed by his adviser Ike Abonyi, Prince secondus recalled the roles of the great jurist in using Judiciary to correct a number of political anomalies in the land as well as his exceptional leadership as the Chairman of the defunct National Constitutional conference.
Secondus commiserated with the family, one of whom is his Special Assistant and urged them to take solace in the fact that their Dad left behind enviable records in his area of endeavor.
He prayed for the peaceful repose of the soul of the former CJN.