The Benue State Governor Dr Gabriel Suswam has described the late Justice Emmanuel Ogbole as an incorruptible jurist and advocate for peace.
Suswam who paid a condolence visit to Barrister Paul Harris Ogbole and the Ogbole family yesterday said that Justice Ogbole will be remembered for his fairness in delivering judgment even as he called on the judiciary to emulate the virtues of the late eminent jur…ist.
“The late Ogbole was one of the finest jurist the people of Benue and Nigeria as a whole will greatly miss for his astuteness and ability to deliver sound judgement”said Suswam.
He called on the members of the Ogbole family to take solace and follow the foot step of the erudite justice whom he referred to as a father and distinguish Benue indigene.
Responding on behalf of the family Barrister Paul Harris Ogbole ,a former commissioner representing the North Central in the Economic and Financial Crime Commission(EFCC), a gubernatorial aspirant under the People Democratic Party (PDP) in Benue state and elder son of Justice Ogbole thanked the governor for finding time to visit the family in their moments of grieve adding that the entire family is moved by the words of the governor.
Justice Ogbole who died last week after a brief illness will be remembered For several judgement that has been hailed by colleagues and lawyers