HON. JUSTICE KEMAKOLAM ANTHONY OJIAKO

MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED WITH 3 CHILDREN

OCCUPATION: HIGH COURT JUDGE

YEAR OF APPOINTMENT: 2008

HOME: ABBA IN NWANGELE LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF IMO STATE.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION: LL.B (Hons) B.L (Hons)

ELEMENTARY SCHOOL: Attended Community School, Abba in Nwangele Local Government Area from 1972-1978 and obtained first School Leaving Certificate.

SECONDARY SCHOOL: Attended Federal Government College, Kaduna from 1978-1983

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION: Attended Imo State University (now Abia State University) from 1983— 1987 and obtained the Bachelor of laws honours Degree in Second Class Lower Division.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION: Attended the Nigerian Law School, Lagos from October 1987 to June 1988 and obtained the professional qualification of B.L.(Hons) in Second Class Lower Division. Was called to the Nigerian Bar and enrolled as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in October, 1988.

NATIONAL YOUTH SERVICE CORPS: Did the National Youth Service Corps Scheme in Port Harcourt, Rivers State in Udom & Udorn, a firm of Legal Practitioners from 1988 — 1989.

PROFESSIONAL CAREERJEXPERIENCE:

(a) Was in active private legal practice form the date of my call to bar until my elevation to the high court bench of Imo State in 2008.

(b) Legal Adviser Nwangele Local Government.

(c) Legal Adviser Owerri West Local Government.

(d) External Solicitor, First bank of Nigeria PLC.

(e) External Solicitor, Lake Insurance Company Ltd.

(f) External Solicitor, Irno Housing Cooperation

PUBLIC POSITION HELD: Director, Imo State Marketing Company Limited, 1992— 1993.

PARENTS: HRH EZE (JUSTICE) G.G.I. OJIAKO (Retired Chief Judge of Imo State and currently Traditional Ruler of Ogwuaga Abba, Autonomous Community in Nwangele Local Government Area of Imo State) and UGOEZE C.C. OJIAKO.

HOBBIES: Reading, Table Tennis and Football.