Born Brass, Nigeria. Admitted to the Nigerian Bar 1981; 
Elevated to the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria S.A.N September 2006; Appointed Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice of Bayelsa State of Nigeria July 2007.

EDUCATION: University of Ife, Nigeria (LL.B HONS.) 1980; 

MEMBER: International Lawyers Network (Founding Member, Regional Coordinator and Board Member), International Bar Association, International Trademark Association (INTA), Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN)

LANGUAGES: English, French, Igbo & Ijaw.

PRACTICE AREAS: Superior Courts Litigation, Civil and Commercial Law Litigation, Intellectual and Industrial Property Law Litigation, Maritime and Admiralty Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Law, Banking Finance, Taxation and Insurance Law; Government Liaison and Contracts Procurement, General Legal Consultancy.