First female Judge of Abia State, Hon Justice Ijeoma Uche  has passed on at 83.  She was a retired High Court Judge of old Imo and Abia State Judiciaries.


According to a terse statement by Chris Uche (SAN),  “We, the Uche family of Igbere in Abia State, with sadness but with gratitude to God for an exceptionally successful, accomplished, impactful and fulfilled life, hereby announce the peaceful passing unto glory of our dear mother, Justice IjeomaUche (Nee Ebbi of Okoko Item, Abia State), retired High Court Judge of Old Imo State and Abia State Judiciaries.

“Justice Uche was the first female State High Court Judge in the old Imo and Abia States and was a founding member of the National Association of Women Judges, NAWOJ.”


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