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Chimezie Ikeazor

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Timothy Chimezie Ikeazor is a Nigerian Lawyer. Born in 1930 in Obosi, Anambra State to Eugene Keazor(a retired Assistant Commissioner of Police in the former Eastern Region of Nigeria and Mrs N. Ikeazor (the first Mid-wife of Igbo origin) and Grandson of Igwe Israel Eloebo Iweka, King of Obosi and the first Igbo Engineer (educated at Imperial College, London) and first indigenous author of Igbo history-1922. Chimezie Ikeazor was educated at Dennis Memorial Grammar School, Onitsha, Anambra State, proceeding subsequently to the University of London, where he obtained a Degree in Theology and subsequently read Law at Kings College London. He was called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn London in 1960. He returned to Nigeria and immediately proceeded into Law Practice, setting up the Law practice Ikeazor and Iweka in Onitsha, with his cousin Rob Iweka (who was later to become Attorney-General of Anambra State, Nigeria). On dissolution of this practice, he set up Practice on his own account in Lagos, building a strong Human Rights and Administrative Law practice, which was characterised by a substantial amount of pro-bono work for indigent clients facing Criminal prosecution. This was to  ( Wikipedia article )

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Date of birth
1930
Place of birth
Obosi

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