MRS IJEOMA AGUGUA (Nee EKEJIUBA) is a Christian and an indigene of Imo state, born on the 10th day of May 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, Oqidi 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, was awarded a BL in 1981 after attending Nigerian Law School, Lagos.


MRS IJEOMA AGUGUA was called to the bar in1981, and is currently the Administrative Judge of High Court Owerri, Imo State.


Her work pedigree include the following;

a.      Onyeabo Obi and Co. Legal Practitioners Lagos (Articleship) 1981k.  

b.      Defunct National Assembly Lagos (1981-1983)

c.       Federal Ministry of Defense Lagos (1984-1986)

d.      Part time Lecturer, (Law of Banking and Industrial Law) The Polytechnic Nekede (1985 -1986)

e.      Legal Practitioner - F. U. Ejimofor & Co. Solicitor and Advocate, Owerri,(1985 -1986).

f.       Magistrate, (1986 - 1987)
Senior Magistrate, (1987 - 1993)
Chief Magistrate (1993)

g.i.     High Court Judge, Into State, (1993 - date

g.ii.    Admin. Judge High Court Iho

g.iii.   Admin. Judge High Court Etiti

g.iv.   Admin. Judge High Court Okigwe

g.v. ...Admin. Judge High Court Owerri, (2010 - date).


She served as the; secretary of International Federation of Women Lawyers, Owerri Chapter from 1985 to 1988; Financial Secretary, Magistrates Association of Nigeria, Into State (1989 - 1993).


She is currently a member of International Bar Association (ISA) Judges Forum and National Association of Women Judges Of Nigeria (NAWJN)

She is married with three children, and loves Reading, Writing, Gardening and Travelling.