ORSHI, His Royal Highness Orchivirigh James Akperan (Late)

LLB, BL, lawyer, tradi tional ruler, born March 12, 1925, Tse Kur Baka. Gboko, Benue State; married, has children; Education: Gboko Elementary School. 1934-38, Middle School, Katsina-Ala, 1938-43. Elementary Training Centre, Bauchi, 1943-46. Higher Elementary Training Centre, Katsina, 1951-52, Insitute of Education, University of London, England, 1956-57, In stitute of Administration, Zaria, 1958-60,call ed to the English Bar. Middle Temple, Lon don, 1963. NigerianLawSchool, Lagos, 1963; School Teacher, 1946; Headmaster, Gboko Senior Primary School, 1948-53; Headmaster, Vandeikya Senior Primary Boarding School, 1954-57; Visiting Teacher, 1958-63; associate Magistrate, 1963-65 and Magistrate, 1965-67; Senior Magistrate, 1967-69; Chief Registrar and Commissioner for Area Courts, former Bcnue-Plateau State, 1969-70; SolicitorGeneral and Permanent Secretary, former Benuc-Plateau State, 1970-72; Administrative Officer, Benue-PIateau State, 1972-74; ap pointed Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, former Benue-PIateau State. 1974-76; appointed Secretary to the Military Government and Head of Civil Service, Benue State, February-June 1976; former Chairman, Nigeria Airways Limited; enthroned Tor Tiv III, since April 1979; Traditional Title: The Tor Tiv III; National Honour: Honoured with the Officer of the Order of the Niger (OON); Address: The Tor Tiv's Palace, Gboko, Benue State.
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