The Council of Legal Education (CLE) has appointed Mr. Chinonso Mmuozoba as the Deputy Director-General (DDG) of the Nigerian Law School campus at Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Mmuozoba, a renowned author, teacher and former Director of Academics at Bwari campus of the institution, will thus head the newly created campus.
The Port-Harcourt campus is named after the late Dr. Nabo Graham Douglas, SAN.
Mmuozoba’s appointment followed the council’s recent meeting presided over by Chief Emeka Ngige, SAN.
The meeting unanimously approved the recommendation of the Prof. Isa Chiroma-led management.
The multi-billion naira campus at Port Harcourt with state of the art facilities is being constructed by the Rivers State Government with the commissioning date projected for June this year.
If commissioned at the projected date, about 1,500 Bar Part II students for the 2022/2023 academic session would be posted to the campus.
Mmuozoba, 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, Augustine Nnamani Campus, Enugu; Head, Department of Civil Litigation, Professional Ethics & Legal Skills, Corporate Law Practice respectively.
He was a member, Continuing Legal Education Committee, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Awka Branch.