The Council of Legal Education (CLE), the proprietor of the Nigeria Law School, has appointed a Deputy Director-General (DDG) to head its newly created campus at Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

The new appointee is Mr.  Chinonso Uzodinma  Mmuozoba, a renowned author, teacher and current Director of Academics at Bwari campus of the institution.

CITY LAWYER gathered that the Council at its recent meeting presided over by its Chairman and respected Bar Leader, Chief Emeka Ngige (SAN) “unanimously approved the recommendation of Prof.  Isa Chiroma led management that Mr. Mmuozoba be appointed as a DDG and posted to Graham Douglas campus.”

The multi-billion naira Port Harcourt campus with state-of-the-art facilities is named after late Dr. Nabo Graham Douglas (SAN) and is being constructed by Rivers State Government under the leadership of Governor Nyesom Wike, a Life Bencher. The commissioning of the campus is projected to hold in June.

CITY LAWYER gathered that construction work at the campus is ongoing on a 24-hourly basis and has reached advanced stage. When commissioned, about 1500 Bar Part II students for the 2022/2023 academic session  would be posted to the brand new campus.

Mmuozoba, reputed as a Bar-man par excellence, was admitted to the Nigerian Bar in 1995. He was a member of the Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Awka Branch. He joined the Nigeria Law School in 2001 and has held the positions of Director and Head of Academics, Dr. Augustine Nnamani Campus, Enugu as well as Head, Department of Civil Litigation, Professional Ethics & Legal Skills, Corporate Law Practice respectively.

The erudite law teacher popularly called ‘Onyenkuzi Mmuozoba’ is married with children.

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