OCEBE, Hon.Justice James Ogenyi

Hon. Justice



LL.B,B.L,jurist b: March 22,1940; ht:Igumale; so: Benue; m:Dr. Mary Dija Madaki, 1969; nc: twos,two d; r ed: Methodist Primary School Igumale, 1946-53; Benue Middle School Katsina-Ala, 1954-55; Government College, Keffi, 1956-62;Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1963-67; called to the Nigerian Bar 1968. cr: Pupil State Counsel, Ministry ofJustice, former Benue-Plateau State I%8;Actingdir. of Public Prosecutions 1971 -74; snr.Magistrate/ag. ChiefRegistrar, Judicial Department 1974-75;ChiefRegistrar, former Benue-Plateau State 1975-76; ag. Judge, Benue State, 1976-78; Judge, Benue State, 1978-91; Head, Commission oflnquiry into Parastatals inBenue State, 19/78-79;Obusa Land Dispute Commission, 1982; Gboko Main Market Commission, 1987; ag. ChiefJudge. Benue State.l 984; ChiefJudge, Benue State Judiciary, 1984- 87; Judge, State Judiciary onretirement ofChiefJudge, 1985; ag. Chief Judge, Benue State, 1987; Justice, Court ofAppeal since 1991; mm: Planned Parenthood Federation ofNigeria; Trustee, Bible Society of Nigeria, publ: Marriage inNigeria-fhe LegalAspect, Challenge Publication, 1978. hob: reading, preaching, off: Court ofAppeal, P.M.B. 2232, Kaduna. res: 5,Race Course Road, Kaduna
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