The Council of Legal Education, 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 named after late Dr Nabo Graham Douglas, SAN.
The new appointee is Mr Chinonso Uzodinma Mmuozoba, a renowned author, teacher and Director of Academics at Bwari campus of the institution.
Newsmen gathered that the Council at its recent meeting presided over by 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 campus at Port Harcourt with state of the art facilities is being constructed by the Government of Rivers State under the leadership of Governor Nyesom Wike (Life Bencher) with the commissioning date being projected at June this year. Construction work at the campus is going on at 24 hourly basis and has reached advanced stage. If commissioned at the projected date, about 1500 Bar Part II students for the 2022/2023 academic session would be posted to the brand new campus.
Mr Mmuozoba, a Bar-man par excellence was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1995. He joined the Nigeria Law School in 2001 and has held the positions of director and head of Academics, Dr Augustine Nnamani Campus, Enugu, head, department of Civil Litigation, Professional Ethics & Legal Skills, Corporate Law Practice respectively. As a Bar man he was a member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Nigerian Bar Association, Awka Branch
The erudite law teacher popularly called ‘Onyenkuzi Mmuozoba’ is married with children.