ONYEAMA, Justice Charles Dadi

, LLB, jurist, born April 26, 1916, Eke, Udi, Anam bra State; Marriage: Susanna Ogwudu 1950 and Florence Wilcox 1966, five sons, two daughters; Education: St Paul's Roman Catholic Mission School, 1920-24, Bonny Government Primary School, 1924-29, Government College, Umuahia, 1930-31, King's College, Lagos, 1931-35, Achimota College, Ghana, 1937, University of London, 1937-40, called to the English Bar, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1940, Braseriose College, University of Oxford, England, 1940-41; engaged in private legal practice, 1940-44; Ad ministrative Officer, Nigerian Civil Service, 1944-46; member, House of Assembly, defunct Eastern Region of Nigeria, 1946-51; member, Legislative Council of Nigeria, 1947-51; member, Constitution Drafting Committee, Lagos, 1948-50; appointed Chief Magistrate, defunct Western Region, 1952-56; Acting judge, High Court, Lagos, 1957-64; Acting Judge, High Court, defunct Western Region, 1956-57; appointed Judge, High Court, Lagos, 1957-64; Acting Chief Judge, Lagos High Court, 1961 and 1963; appointed Justice ofthe Supreme Court of Nigeria, Lagos, 1964-67; Judge, International Court of Justice, The Hague, 1967-76;Chairman, Committee on the Prerogative of Mercy, Nigeria, 1976-79; Chair man, University of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo University) Teaching Hospitals Complex Building, Ile-Ife, 1976-79; Chairman, Orthopaedic Hospitals Management'Board, 1979; Part-time Judge, World Bank Ad ministrative Tribunal, since 1982; member, Nigerian Bar Association; Traditional title: Ozo; Ideyi-ju-Ogwugwu; National Honour: Conferred with Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (CFR), 1980; Honorary Degrees: Honorary Doctor of Laws (Hon. LLD), University of Nigeria, Nsukka and Honorary Doctor of Laws (Hon. LLD), University of Lagos; Hobbies: reading, walk ing; Address: 1, Church Road, Asata, Enugu, Anambra State;Telephone: (042) 330626.
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