GWAM, Joseph Dike

LLB, BL, jurist, born November 6, 1933, Asaba, Bendel State; mar ried Rose Unoma Odum 1960, three sons, five daughters; Education: All SaintsSchool, Asaba, 1941-48,St. Patrick's College, Asaba, 1949-53, Institute of Hospital Administration, Portland Place, London, 1958-62, Holborn College of Law, 1960-62, Council of Legal Education, London, 1960-62; Called to the English Bar at the Lincoln's Inn, London, 1963; Called to the Northern Bar, 1964; engaged in Private Legal Practice, Benin City, January-April, 1964; State Counsel, Grade II, 1964-68; State Counsel, Grade I, 1968-69; Senior State Counsel, Grade II, 1969-71; Senior State Counsel, Grade I, 1971-73; Principal State Counsel, 1973-76; Deputy Solicitor-General and later Acting Solicitor-General, Ministry of Justice, Bendel State, 1976-81; appointed Judge, High Court of Gongola State, since 1982; member, Bendel Football Association, 1976-80; participated in the Commonwealth Law Conference, London, 1980; Secretary, Committee of the Prerogative of Mercy, Bendel State; Chairman, Judicial Commission into Gembu Riots, 1983; member, Royal Institute of Public Administration, Lon don; Traditional Titles: Ogbueshi; Agba of Asaba; Hobbies: farming, table tennis, photo graphy; Official Address: High Court of Justice, Mubi, Gongola State; Telephone: (089) 82120; Home: Quarter No. M164, GRA, Mubi, Gon gola State; Telephone: (089) 82604.
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