Kpochi, Igba Wilfred

Justice Kpochi, who hails from Gwer-West Local Government Area of Benue State, Nigeria was born on 2nd of March 1960 at Mbakyuran.

He had his early education at R.C.M Primary school Naka from 1970-1976 where he obtained his First School Leaving Certificate, then moved on to Government College Naka where he studied from 1976-1981 and obtained his GCE “O” Level. He also attended the School of Basic Studies Makurdi from 1982-1984 where he obtained his IJMB.

He gained admission into Ahmadu Bello University in 1985 from where he graduated with an LL.B (Hons) in 1988. He went ahead to attend the Nigerian Law School Lagos finishing in1989 and obtained his B.L.

After performing his NYSC with Federal Ministry of Justice Lagos from 1989 to1990, he worked as D.G. Vembe & Co, Luwa Chambers Makurdi from 1990-1991, Magistrate with Benue State Judiciary from 1991-2007, and was appointed High Court Judge in Benue State from 2007 where he works till date.

Justice Kpochi roofed a church at Akura- Mbakyuran, as well as another at Akume- Mbakyuran. He also assists in the payment of school fees for indigent students of his community.

Justice Kpochi, a member of the NBA, is widely travelled and has performed the Hoy pilgrimage which took him to Israel and Egypt and Jerusalem. Justice Kpochi is married with children and loves to read, listen to music and farm.