NAME: OKPARA, PIUS IFEANYICHUKWU
Acting President, Customary Court of Appeal,
Imo State
From 20th December, 2011 till Date

PARENTS
Mr. Pius Maduagwu Okpara (Father deceased)
Mrs. Angelina
Ogokwe Okpara (Mother deceased)

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH
25th Sept 1952 at Umuezeosa, Ezihe Umucheke Okwe, Onuimo L.G.A. Imo State

HOME TOWN
Umuezeosa Ezihe, Umucheke Okwe, Onuimo L.G.A, Imo State.

PRESENT STATUS
Married with Children

RELIGION
Christian

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
(a) St. Martina’s School Aro-Amuro 1963 — First School Leaving Certificate
(b) Madonna High School, Ihitte 1971 West African School Certificate
(c) University of Nigeria, Enugu campus 1977 Bachelor of Law
(d) Nigeria Law School, Victoria Island, Lagos 1978 Barrister At-Law

WORKING EXPERIENCE:
(a) Third Class Clerk (Clerk of Court) - Judiciary 1972 -1973
(b) National Youths Service Corps Ministry of Justice, Oyo State 1978 — 1979
(c) Private Legal Practice 1979 — 1980
(d) Company Secretary & Legal Adviser, Development Finance and Investment Company Limited, Owerri 1980— 1983
(e) Members, Okigwe Local Government Land Allocation Advisory Committee 1981
(f) Private Legal Practice 1983 — March, 2004
(g) Member Okigwe Local Government Caretaker Committee 1994 — 1996
(h) Judge — Local Government Election Petition Tribunal 1996
(i) Member Imo State University Governing Council 1997 — 1999
(j) Member Education Trust Fund Irno State University 1998 — 1999
(k) Judge Customary Court of Appeal Owerri Imo State 2004 - 2011
(l) Acting President Customary
Court of Appeal Owerri Imo State Dec. 2011 - Date