EZEOBI, Chief Theodore Anachunu

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EZEOBI

Theodore Anachunu

Date of Birth: Saturday (One) 11'" February, 1939 State of Origin: Anambra Local Government Area: Orumba North Village/Town: Awgbu Contact Address: 10,Simpson Street, Lagos, P.O.Box 4648 Lagos Contact Telephone: 234-1-2636682. 2632415, 08023071610 Email Address: ezeobicofa micro.coni.ng Chief Theodore Anachuna Ezeobi SAN is a top legal luminary in Lagos where he has practiced fora long time now. He sits today as one ol'the most senior lawyers in Nigeria by the honorific title ofSENIOR ADVOCATE OFNIGERIA (SAN) wearing the silk wig as a mark of honour and wisdom. Education • St Michael's Primary School Awgbu 1945 1949 • St Anthony Primary School Nanka 1950 • St Mary's Practising School Agulu 1951 • Government College Umuahia (WASC) 1952 1957 ( wonGovernment Scholarship) University of Lagos A-Level Programme. (Scholarship of Standard Bank Limited) 1962 1965 • University ofNigeria (with Standard Bank Scholarship for Law). 1965 1967 Law School Programme 1966 1967. Called to the Bar in Biafra • LLB ( IIons) • At the end ol"the War. went to Nigeria Law School and called to the Bar a second time first was in Biafra Legal Practice and Achievements • Onyiuke & Co Legal Practitioners 1967 -1972 • Legal Secretary. Standard( now First Bank) Bank ofNigeria 1972,endcd up as Assistant Legal Adviser • Established own Chambers Ezeobi and Co. 1982 Appeared before Permanent Court of Arbitration Panel at Palace in the Hague Netherlands as Counsel for the Taraba State Government 1996 • Appointed Senior Advocate ofNigeria ( SAN) for Proficiency in Practice and was decorated with Silk Wig in 2001 Social and Religious Contributions • A Highly religious and committed Christian, he is founding member and one time National President of Catholic Students (Pax Romana). University of Lagos 1962 1964 • Member. Advisory Committee to the Archbishop ol"Onitsha 1972 • Vice Chairman. All Saints Parish 1971 1972 Member, Christ the King Parish Council Onitsha 1971-1972 • Patron. Holy Family Catholic Church Festac Catholic Women Organisation (CWO) till date • Patron Fr. Tansi Solidarity Movement Lagos Archdiocese till date. • Legal Adviser lo the Old Boys Government College Umuahia • Patron. Awka Diocesan Catholic Women Organisation (CWO) till date • Patron Awgbu Progressive Union. Lagos Branch. • Member. National Executive Committee Nigeria Bar Association 1985 date • Chairman Nigerian Bar Association. Lagos Chapter 1993-1995 • Member. Council ol"Legal Education 1987 1988 • Member. International Bar Association 1985 date also of Asia- Pacific Lawyers Association • Appointed Consultative Assembly on the Reform ofCompany Law 1990 1991 • Member, NBA National Disciplinary Committee 1999 date • Member. Peoples Club ofNigeria. • Member Pan Ndigbo Foundations Lagos. • Member, Izunwanne Lagos. • Member. OUT- OKA-IWU Lagos • Patron of Association ofAnambra State Development Union 2003 In political scene, he has shown some interests. • Founding President. NCNC Students Wing, University of Lagos, 1962 1965 • Co-Chaired UPGA Students Wing ol'the same University 1964 1965 Hobbies- Gardening, Music, Photography Football and Travelling Aresponsible family man. of international repute, married to lyom Chief(Mrs) Bernadette Nwadiniume Ezeobi and blessed with children.
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