Confirming the death, the Chief Judge of the Katsina State, Justice Musa Danladi said “the late Bako died around 6am this morning at Cedar Crest, Abuja following an accident last Friday; he suffered serious spinal and neck injuries.”
“He had been in Intensive Care Unit (ICU) were doctors tried to stabilize him for eventual medical treatment abroad. It has also being resolved to hold his funeral prayers and bury him in Abuja after Zuhr prayers. It is a critical; it is a loss.”
The late Justice Bako, was also the judge handling former Katsina Governor Ibrahim Shehu Shema’s case involving the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged diversion of N11billion local government funds.