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Hope Uzodinma apoints Justice Ijeoma Agugua the acting Imo chief judge

Imo state Governor, senator Hope Uzodinmma
Imo state Governor, senator Hope Uzodinmma

Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma yesterday appoints Honourable Justice Ijeoma Agugua as Acting Chief Judge of the State.  She is currently the Administrative Judge of High Court Owerri, Imo State. Justice Agugua was appointed hours after the previous Chief Judge, Honourable Justice Paschal  Nnadi retired.

Justice Agugua’s swearing-in ceremony will take place today Friday, March 13, 2020, at the Sam Mbakwe Expanded Exco Chambers by 9:00am. Justice Agugua is a Christian she was born on May 10, 1960. She went to Helen Kaunda Girls Secondary School, Kitwe, Zambia from 1971 to 1974, and obtained her WASC in 1975 from Ogidi Girls Secondary School, Ogidi, Anambra State.

In 1977, she obtained her HSC from Federal Government College, Port Harcourt. She studied Law and obtained an LLB Hons in 1980 from the University of Lagos. She was awarded a BL in 1981 after attending Nigerian Law School, Lagos.  She was called to bar in 1981. She has worked a pedigree in the judiciary that is fortunate; predominantly in the area of administration since 1993 she joined the High Court after serving as Chief Magistrate. She is at present a member of International Bar Association (ISA) Judges Forum and National Association of Women Judges of Nigeria (NAWJN).


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