Mrs Inime Aguma Becomes Commissioner Designate

Inime Aguma, widow of late Rivers State Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, Hon Emmanuel Aguma (SAN) has been appointed Commissioner designate.

This follows the submission of Mrs Aguma’s name to the State House of Assembly for screening by the Rivers State government.

Mrs Inime Aguma is the current National President of FIDA Nigeria, the umbrella body of Female Lawyers in the country, rising from being a one time State Chairperson of the Organisation. She was called to the Nigerian Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1990 and has practised Law for an upwards of 28 years.

She served in the Rivers State Ministry of Justice from 1992 to 2007 and voluntarily retired as an Assistant Director upon her appointment as Commissioner for Social Welfare and Rehabilitation in the government of His Excellency, Sir Celestine Ngozichim Omehia.

Prior to then, she had been the Financial Secretary of The Adolescent Project (TAP), the pet project of former First Lady of Rivers State, Her Excellency, Hon. Justice Mary Odili.

Until her current nomination into the Rivers State Cabinet by His Excellency, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, CON, GSSRS, POS, she was Managing Solicitor of Aguma & Co, a law firm she co-managed with her husband, Sir Emmanuel Aguma, SAN, of blessed memory.

She brings on board the Rivers State cabinet her wealth of experience in public administration. She is scheduled to be screened by the Rivers State House of Assembly tomorrow, Wednesday September 19, 2018.

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