Head, Legal Unit
Barr. Chigozie George Iwuoha
Barr. Iwuoha hails from Egbelu Amaimo, in Ikeduru Local Government Area of Imo State, and was born on the 14th of July, 1972. He obtained his First School Living Certificate from Umuri Community School, Amaimo in 1983, in which year he also got admitted into St. Peter Claver Seminary, Okpala, Owerri, where he had his Secondary education. In 1988, Barr. Iwuoha sat for and obtained his West African School Certificate from same institution. As is the seminary tradition, he worked at both Christ the King Catholic Parish Mbieri, and the alma mater- St. Peter Claver Seminary- on Apostolic Work. In 1990/1991, he was admitted by the authorities of the University of Calabar, to pursue a course of study in Law. Graduating in 1997, he proceeded to the Nigeria Law School as part of the pioneer set of Abuja Law School, and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1999 as an Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. Following his call to Bar, he performed his one year compulsory National Service with the Legal Unit of Abuja Municipal Area Council. From the time he completed his National Youth Service, he had been in active Legal practice, till the 3rd of March, 2008 when he joined the services of the Commission as a Principal Legal Officer and Head of Legal Unit, a post he occupies till date. Barr. Iwuoha is happily married, and has been blessed with a family.