|PROFILE OF Chief Solomon Ukaegbu Akuma (SAN), MON
SCHOOLS ATTENDED WITH DATE:
1. UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA, NSUKKA (1981-1985)
2. NIGERIA LAW SCHOOL, LAGOS (1985-1986)
1. PRIVATE PRACTICE AS MANAGING SOLICITOR,
CHIEF SOLO AKUMA (SAN) & ASSOCIATES. (1988-TILL DATE)
2. PUPIL COUNSEL WITH CHRIS UCHE & CO. (1987-1988)
SERVICES RENDERED TO ABIA STATE GOVERNMENT:
(a) SECRETARY, VISITATION PANEL TO ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY UTURU. (SEP.1999-DEC.1999)
(b) MEMBER LAND USE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE (1999-2003)
(c) CHAIRMAN LAND USE ALLOCATION COMMITTEE (2003-2005)
(d) SPECIAL ADVISER TO EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR OF ABIA STATE ON INTER GOVERNMENTAL
(e) COUNSEL TO ISIALANGWA JUNCTION DISTURBANCES JUDICIAL PANEL OF INQUIRY (2002)
(f) SECRETARY ABIA STATE ACCELERATED REVENUE COMMITTEE (2001-2002)
(g) MEMBER JUDICIAL PANEL OF INQUIRY INTO ABIRIBA CRISIS (2004)
(i) OMEIRE PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRIES LTD. Vs. NIGERIAN
CEMENT COMPANY PLC. NKALAGU
(ii) CHIEF M. O. KANU Vs. GAMJI NIGERIA LTD.
(iii) ELDER H. O CHIONYE Vs. DR. C.C. NWOGU & ANOTHER
(iv) CDC LTD. Vs. ABIA STATE UNIVERSITY UTURU (ABSU)
CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF LAW & LEGAL PROFESSION:
(i) Simulated the passage and assent of Criminal Procedure (Miscellaneous provisions)
Amendment No. 1 Law No. 8 of 2006 of Abia State which abolished “holding charge” in
the administration of criminal justice.
(ii) Established the Abia State Law Reports and served as the Chairman of the Editorial
Board Abia State Law Reports. The Law Report publishes judgments of High Court of
Abia State, Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. There are 3 editions in circulation.
(iii) Completed the revision of Laws of Abia State from 1960-2005 which will come out in 9
volumes and ensured that contract for the publication was awarded.
(iv) Secured the approval of the Executive Governor of Abia State Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu for the
creation of Legal Units in the 17 Local Government Area of Abia State and ensured the
employment of Legal Practitioners to head the Legal Units.
"Traversing the path of Justice" Collections of Essays in Honour of Hon. Justice C. I. Uche (rtd).
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