Wike presents N50 million for burial of Justice Karibi-Whyte

The family of late foremost jurist, Justice Adolphus Karibi-Whyte has been presented with a N50 million cheque by the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for the burial of the former Supreme Court Justice.

Governor Wike who commiserated with the family of the late eminent jurist described him as a foremost legal icon and insisting that he deserved a befitting burial.

Wike spoke through the Secretary to the State Government (SSG) Dr. Tammy Danagogo when he briefed members of the deceased family, who visited him in Government House, Port Harcourt.

Danagogo said Wike out of his magnanimity released the N50million to the family of the late judge.

Presenting the cheque to the family, the SSG said Wike had again demonstrated his love for the Kalabari people noting that the governor continued to show his affection to the people of the area through various developmental projects and welfare support to individuals and organizations.