HON. JUSTICE ARINZE NGOZI OPARA a judge of the lo High Court was born into the family of Hon. Rev. Dr. Moses D. Opara and Mrs. Katherine Njoku Opara (nee Emenyeonu) both of blessed memory on the 24th March 1948.

He started his primary education in CM Zion School, Mbaitoli and proceeded to Metropolitan College Onitsha (1958 - 1959), Emmanuel College Owerri, (1961-1962) and Hussey College Warri for his primary and post primary school certificates respectively.

He has A level in Science and Arts subjects. He also had LL.B (Hons): LLM (London) MPA (Colorado).

Justice Opara is also adjutant Professor of law in Imo state University. He is a life Patron to the Nigerian Society for the prevention of Accidents, Imo state, was Treasurer, upper Holloway fellowship of churches London (1971- 1973), Local Preacher Methodist Church Islington North & Central London Circuit (1974). Legal Adviser, Mbieri Development Union (1976-1970), Legal Adviser/Registrar of Christ Zion Church Ni. (Inc.) (1985), Legal adviser MCN. Owerri Diocese (1983-1996) and is an accredited Lay Preacher of the Diocese.

Justice Opara enjoys a healthy relationship with his wife and their marriage is blessed with children.