Omo-Agege, was the state Chief Judge between 3rd October 1993 and 4th November 1998.
The family in a statement by one of his sons, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege said the late Justice James Omo-Agege was the patriarch of the Omo-Agege Dynasty of Orhomuru – Orogun who lived “eventful life as one of the finest jurists in our nation’s history. Without any doubt, our father’s legacy is a most courageous, dignifying and glorious one.
“We are grateful for his life of absolute honour, dignity, and patriotism. His love for the rule of law and the judiciary is etched in history for all time. We can only celebrate his greatness.”
May his soul rest in peace.