OKAGBUE, (Justice) Rowland Obiora

Hon. Justice



footballer,- athlete, legal practitioner, a judge of the High Court,' Enugu; Born at Burutu, Bendel State, April, 23, 1920; Education: Central School, Onitsha; St. Cyprrian's School, Port Harcourt; Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, King's College, Lagos, Northampton College of Applied Optics, London, — Fellow of the British Optical Association (F.B.O.A); University of London, and Institute of Advanced Legal Studies - LL.M (London); Lincoln's Inn, London B.L. Career history; Practised as Ophthalmic Optician before becoming a lawyer; Crown Counsel 1957, trained legal Draftsman (Westmins ter); appointed Deputy Legal Drafts man of former Eastern Nigeria, 1961; promoted Legal Draftsman for former Eastern Nigeria, 1962; Solicitor-General, East Central State, 1970; Judge of the High Court, former East Central State, 1972; member of Nigerian delegation to the London Conference on future of Law in Africa, read a paper at the Workshop on Indigenous Laws, University of Nigeria, 1975; Married with five children; Hobby: Photography - still and cine. Address: Judge's chamber. The High Court, Enugu.
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