UWAIS, Hon. Justice Muhammadu Lawal

CON; jurist; b: June 12, 1936; ht: Zaria; so: Kaduna; m: Hajiya Saratu Ahmed, 1960; Hajiya Maryama Isa Wali, 1988. ed: Tudun WadaElementary School, Zaria, 1946-49;Zaria Middle School, Zaria, 1950-51; Barewa College, Zaria, 1952-57; Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1960-61;School for Oriental and AfricanStudies,Universityof London, 1961-62;Gibson and Weldon, College of Law,London, 196162; Innsof CourtSchool of Law, Councilof LegalEducation, London, 1961-63; Post-Bar final course, Council of LegalEducation, London, 1963; Nigerian law School, Lagos, 1963. cr: Accounts Clerk, Nigerian Tobacco Company Ltd, Zaria, 1957-58; asst. Publicity Officer, Ministry of Information of Northern Region of Nigeria, 1959-64; Pupil State Counsel, Ministry of Justice, Northern Region of Nigeria, 1964-66; State Counsel, 1966-69; snr. State Counsel, 1969-70; Principal Secretary, North-Central State of Nigeria, 1971-73; ag. High Court Judge, High Courts of North-Central, Benue-Plateau and North- Eastern States of Nigeria, 1973-74; High Court Judge, North-Central and North-Eastern Statesof Nigeria, 1974-76; ag. ChiefJustice of Kaduna State, 1976; Justice, Court of Appeal, Federal Court of Appeal of Nigeria, 1977-79; Justice, Supreme Court of Nigeria, 1979-95; ag. Chief Justice of Nigeria, 1991-92; Chief Justice of Nigeria, 19952006; ch. Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Awards of Contracts by the Military Government of North-Central State, 1976; Jimeta Disturbances Tribunal, Gongola State, 1984; mm. Council of Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 1987-94; v-ch. Nigerian Body of Benchers, 1992-93; Commonwealth mm. Presidential Commission of Inquiry, Sri Lanka, 1993; ch. Nigerian Body of Benchers, 1993-94; mm. Board of Governors, National Judicial Institute of Nigeria, 1991- 95; ch. since 1995; mm. Nigerian Body of Benchers since 1979; f. Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 1997; Honorary presd. World JuristAssociation, since 1997. h: Honorary Doctorate degree, Nasarawa State University, Keffi Nasarawa State; award: Lifetime Achievement Award, Thisday Award, 2006; nh: Commander of the Order of the Niger, 1980. hob: walking, billards, swimming, off: c/o Supreme court of Nigeria. P.M.B. 308, Abuja, tel: 09-5236841.
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