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Governor appoints first female chief judge

 Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma
Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzodinma has approved the appointment of Justice Ijeoma Agugua as the acting Chief Judge of the state.

Justice Agugua is currently the Administrative Judge of High Court Owerri, Imo State.

A statement signed by Chief Press Secretary/Media Adviser to the Governor, Oguwike Nwachukwu, said that the Senator Uzodimma appointed Justice Agugua hours after the former Chief Judge, Honourable Justice Paschal Nnadi retired.

Born on May 10, 1960, she attended Helen Kaunda Girls Secondary School, Kitwe, Zambia from 1971 to 1974 and later obtained her WASC in 1975 from Ogidi Girls Secondary School, Ogidi, Anambra State. In 1977, she obtained an HSC from Federal Government College, Port Harcourt.

She studied Law and obtained an LLB Hons in 1980 from University of Lagos, awarded a BL in 1981 after attending Nigerian Law School, Lagos. She was called to the bar in 1981.


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