It was gathered that Oseji died in Abuja on Tuesday after a brief illness. He was aged 67.

The deceased was born on June 2, 1954 in Aniocha North LGA of Delta State. He attended Saint Patrick’s College, Asaba, Delta State. 

He graduated from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka in 1984 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1985.

Justice Oseji was appointed a judge of the High Court of Justice, Delta State before being promoted to Court of Appeal in 2010.

 He has served in Enugu, Benin and Lagos before being elevated to the nation’s apex court.

His death bring the total number of Supreme Court Justices in Nigeria to 17.

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