AGEGE, Hon. Justice James Omo

Born November 4, 1933,

Orhomuru, Orogun, Delta State

Hon. Justice


James Omo


Gender: Male
Marital Status
  • Married
Name of Spouse Cecilia Oghene Ojineme 1952
Father's Name
Father's Status N/A
Mother's Name
Mother's Status N/A
Number of Male Children 3
Number of Female Children 5
Profession jurist
Working Experience
Previous Appointments:

Appointed Resident Magistrate, Tangayika, Tanzania, 1963-64; Resident Magistrate, Tanzania 1964-68: Senior Magistrate, then Midwest ern State, 1968-72; Chief Magistrate, 1973; Master, Supreme Court, The Gambia, 1973- 75; acting Chief Judge, The Gambia, 1976- 77; Judge, Supreme Court, The Gambia, 1976-78; appointed Judge, High Court of then Bendel State, since 1978; Chairman Armed Robbery and Firearms Tribunal, Warri, 1978-79; Chairman, Armed Robbery and Firearms Tribunal, Benin City, since 1985-91; Chief Judge, Delta State, 1993-98; appointed Chairman, State Independent Electoral Commission, Delta State, 1999-Date; member, Panel to Review Expulsion of Non- Naturalised Asians from Tanzania (Shinyanga Division), 1966; member, Commission of Inquiry into The Gambia Cooperative Societies, 1975; Chairman, Commission of Inquiry into application of uni form salary structure in the Gambia public service, 1976;

Baptist School, Eku 1939-44, Sido Institute, Warri, 1945-47, Enitona High School, Port Harcourt, 1948-49, West Minster College, 1956-57, Holborn College of Law, London,Inns of Court School of Law 1958-61; called to the English Bar, Middle Temple, London 1961

Okogba III of Okhomuru, Orogun; The Onotuku ofOrogun, 1983-90;

recipient, 1st Delta State Merit Award, 1997, An award for excellence in jurisprudence;

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