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Ex-Supreme Court Judge, Karibi-Whyte, Dies Aged 88

Former Justice of the Supreme Court, Adolphus Karibi-Whyte, has died.

He was 88 years of age.

His son, Dagogo Karibi-Whyte, confirmed that the retired judge on Friday in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State Capital.

Justice Karibi-Whyte was born on January 29, 1932.

The late judge, a native of Abonnema, Rivers, attended Kalabari National College Buguma, Rivers, from 1946 to 1950 and worked as a clerk of a court from 1951 to 1957.

Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte

Karibi-Whyte obtained an LL.B. from the University of Hull, England, in 1960 and was called to the bar in the Middle Temple a year afterwards.

In September 1962, he obtained an LL.M. from the University of London and in 1970, he obtained a Ph.D from the University of Lagos.

The late justice was appointed judge of the federal revenue court in 1976.

Karibi-Whyte was elevated to the Court of Appeal in 1980 and later promoted to the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1984.

The late judge left behind 7 children; 4 males and three females.

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