Justice Mary Odili Quits Supreme Court
POLITICS DIGEST – The Hon. Justice Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili, has stepped down from the Supreme Court of Nigeria following her retirement from public service
The eminent jurist is retiring having attained 70 years of age on Thursday, May 12, 2022.
Mary is the wife of Dr Peter Odili, who served as Governor of Rivers State between 1999 to 2007.
She was born on the 12th of May, 1952, in Amudi Obizi, Ezinihitte-Mbaise, Imo State, Nigeria. She attended the University of Nigeria Nsukka, Enugu Campus where she studied law between 1972 and 1976.
In her second year at the university, she bagged the university scholarship for maintaining the second class upper division league with higher scores.
She was rated the best student in the department of commercial and property law in 1976. She passed through the Nigerian Law School between 1976-1977 and was called to the bar in July 1977. Thereafter, she served in Abeokuta and Benin.