HON. JUSTICE ICHE N. NDU

LL.D, FLGS, FIMC, OFR, KSC, DSSRS

PERSONAL DATA

NAME:                         ICHECHI NWENENDA NDU

DATE OF BIRTH:          20th August, 1948

SEX:                             Male

MARITAL STATUS:       Married with five (5) children 

STATE OF ORIGIN:     Rivers

NATIONALITY:            Nigerian

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EDUCATION/QUALIFICATIONS:

Ø  University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu Campus                              1973 – 1976 

(Obtained LL.B Hons Second Class Upper Division)

 

Ø  Call to the Bar:                                                                                  2nd July, 1977

 

UNIVERSITY AWARDS

Ø  Best graduating student in LL.B Degree examinations;  

Ø  Won the Faculty prize as the best graduating student in International Law and Jurisprudence.

JOB EXPERIENCE/POSITIONS HELD

Ø            Private legal practice:                                                         1978 – 1989

Ø          Appointed Judge of the High Court of Rivers State:      25th August, 1989

Ø          Chairman, Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the

  Okpoama/Ewo Okpoama/Ewoama Disturbances:       December, 1995

Ø          Chairman, Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the 

          Ekuniga and Okomade clashes:                                       February, 1999

Ø          Chairman, Judicial Commission of Inquiry into Bile/Ke crisis       2001

Ø          Appointed Chief Judge of Rivers State on:                     1st Nov., 2001 –  August, 2013

 

 

 NATIONAL HONOURS/AWARDS AND APPOINTMENTS  

 Conferred with the National Honour of the Officer of The

Order of The Federal Republic (OFR)                                            14th February, 2008

Ø       Awarded LL.D (Doctor of Laws) Honoris Causa  by the

       Commonwealth University, Belize:                                                 24th July, 2012

Ø      Conferred with The Fellowship of The

London Graduate School (FLGS):                                                  24th July, 2012 

Ø     Conferred with Fellowship of The Institute of 

Management Consultants (FIMC)                                                 5th March, 2015

Ø       Appointed Pro-Chancellor and Chairman

Governing Council, Rivers State University

(RSU) Port Harcourt                                                                     11th November, 2015 - till date            

Ø      Conferred with the Rivers State Honour:  DSSRS Distinguished

Service Star of Rivers State                                                                          27th May, 2017

 

 

RETIREMENT

Retired as Chief Judge of Rivers State upon 

attaining 65 years of age on                                                                       20th August, 2013