Aguma, Rivers AG dies

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By NATH OMAME, Port Harcourt

Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Rivers State, Emma Aguma, has passed on. It was gathered he died abroad where he had gone for treatment. He died in the United States of America on Friday.

Emmanuel Chinwenwo Aguma, SAN, is a Rivers State lawyer and Peoples Democratic Party politician. He is the current Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice in the state.

Between 2000 and 2002 Aguma worked as Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, Port Harcourt Branch, and also chaired the Bar from 2006 to 2008. On 10 July 2015, the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee conferred the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) on him alongside 20 others, to be sworn in on 21 September 2015.