OKARA, (Chief) Robert Papaa Gbaingbain




Papaa Gbaingbain
Journalist, Barrister at-Law, Judge of the High Court of Justice of the Rivers State; Born December 9, 1926, at Tombia, Ekpetiama, Yenagoa Local Government Authority area. Rivers State, Education: Rev. Protoctor Memorial School (Elementary) Kaiama, Yenagoa Local Government Authority; Okrika Grammar School, Okrika, Rivers State; Baptist Academy, Lagos; Council of Legal Education, London; graduated Barrister-at-Law of Gray's Inn, London, 1963; University of London, graduated Bachelor of Laws (LL.B. London) 1964; Career History; News reporter with "Nigerian Advocate" newspaper, 1946; worked in "The Way "News paper later changed to "The Northern Advocate" as a Sub-Editor and Assistant Editor; clerk- in the Judicial Department, an announcer of the NBC, 1958, appointed judge of the High Court, August 1, 1975, the Registrar of the Niger Delta Diocese of the Anglican Church of Province of West Africa; member of the Provincial Synod; the Amananaowei (traditional ruler) of Bumoundi Married and has four children; Hobbies: classical or serious music; fishing, fanning and reading, (office) Address: High court, Port Harcourt.
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Profession Journalist , Lawyer
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