GADZAMA, Chief Joe Kyari Esq.




MFR, SAN, LL.B; B.L, MCIArb, lawyer, administrator; b: November 28, 1961; p: Mubi, Adamawa State; Iga: Askira/Uba; so: Borno; m: Mrs. Janada Joe Gadzama; ed: L.E.A Primary School, 1969-75; Teachers' College, Song, Gongola State (now Adamawa State), 1975-80; Bomo College of Basic Studies, Maiduguri (now Borno College of Education, Science and Technology, Bama), Borno State; University of Maiduguri, Borno State, 1982-85; Nigerian Law School, Lagos, 1985-86; Call to the Nigerian Bar, 1986; Enrolled at the Supreme Court of Nigeria, 1986; Appointed as a No tary Public, 1996; snr. Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), 1998; cr: Legal Trainee and responsible to the Attorney-gen. and Solicitor-gen. Kano State, 1986; Solicitor and Advocate, A Ismail Gadzama and Company, Kano, 1986-88; founder and Principal Partner Messrs. J. K. Gadzama (SAN) and Partners, since 1989; External Solicitor to some Mer chant, Commercial, Development and Industrial Banks, Multinational Companies, Indigenous Companies, Organizations, Firms and Indi viduals in Nigeria, since 1989; Partner, Legal Advisory Partnership, Consortium (Comprising foreign and Indigenous lawyers), 2004-07; Legal Consultant to Bureau of Public Enterprise, the Secretariat of the National Council on Privatization; Legal Adviser, University of Maiduguri Alumni Association, 2001-03; ch: Nigerian Bar Association Abuja Branch, 2003-04; Mediator, jointly accredited by the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution, England and Negotiation and Con flict Management Group; NBA Conference Planning Committee, 2005; Past ch: South Borno Youth Forum of the Movement for the Cre ation of Savannah State; Counsel to Peoples Democratic Party, Legal Adviser defunct National Republican Convention, Borno State, 1992- 94; defunct United Nigerian Congress and United Nigerian Congress Party, Borno State, 1996-98; mm: British Council, Abuja; AbujaCham ber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, since 2003; West African Nobles' Forum; Presidential Advisory Committee on the Pre rogative of Mercy, since 2005; gen. Council of the Bar (Nigeria), since 2004; National Executive Committee of the Nigerian Bar Asso ciation, since 1998; Council of Legal Education, Nigeria, 2002-03; Nigerian Bar Association; West African Bar Association; African Bar Association; International Bar Association; Commonwealth Lawyers' Association; Pan African Lawyers' Union; Chartered Institute of Arbi trators, UK, since 2001; Executive Committee mm. Nigerian Branch of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, UK, 2002-05; Governing Board of the Abuja Multi-Door Courthouse-AMDC-(ADR Center), 2003-04; Screening and Selection Committee of the Abuja Multi- Door Courthouse (ADR-Center), since 2003; Panel of Neutrals, Abuja Multi-Door Courthouse (ADR Center), since 2003; Sponsor, Negotia tion and Conflict Management Group; London Court of International Arbitration; Arewa Consultative Forum; Middle Belt Forum; Legal Adviser, Nigeria Heart Foundation; Nigeria-Finish Chamber of Com merce; award: Merit award by the 19™ presd. Nigerian Bar Associa tion, 2002; NBA Sponsorship Award by the 20th presd. Nigerian Bar Association, 2003; Nobles' International Award for Honesty, Integ rity and Accountability by the West African Nobles Forum 2004; Conferred with award by the Coalition of Borno South Youth Move ment (Affiliated to National Youth Council), 2005; Conferred with Development in Nigeria Merit Award by the People, State and Re source, 2005; nh: Member of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (MFR) 2004; tt: Okwuluora of Ukpo and Igboland by His Royal Highness, Dr. R.C. Eze, the Igwe of Ukpo in Dumokofia Local Government Area, Anambra State, 2003; sc: IBB International Golf and Country Club, Abuja; Ikoyi Club 1938, Lagos; Kaduna Golf Club; Ray Field Golf Club, Jos; Lake Chad Club, Maiduguri; University of Maiduguri Teaching Hospital Club, Maiduguri; Honorary Secretary, IBB International Golf and Country Club, Abuja, 2001-02; presd. v- Captain, IBB International Golf Country Club, Abuja; Trustee, Lake Chad Club, Maiduguri; hob: golf, badminton, lawn tennis, table tennis, darts, squash rackets, swimming, gen. reading, current affairs and trav eling; off: J.K. Gadzama and Partners, 4A, Suez Crescent Opp. Sheraton Hotel Staff Gate, P.O.Box 8822, Wuse Zone 4, Abuja; tel/fax: 09- 5237380, 5237381; Marble House, (2nd Floor), I, Alfred Rewane Road, P.O.Box 53155, Falomo, South West Ikoyi, Lagos; tel/fax: 01- 2693441, 2690898; 15B, Circular Road, Near Nigerian Air Force Of ficers Mess, Old GRA, P.O.Box 112, Maiduguri, Borno State; tel/fax: 076-233597, 2331139; 171D, Aba Road, (3rd Floor), P.O.Box 775, Port Harcourt, Rivers State, tel/fax: 084-233400, 230112, 230113; 08022231999, 08044183618; UK tel: 0778-086-6230; e-m:;;
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