5: Highest number of LAWYERS in one family


All five children of Mr Tor and Mrs Berry Uja, all girls, have now set the record of having the highest number of lawyers in one family.

Nguemo,Wanter,Nguter,Nguuma and Ushakuma Tor-Uja, set the record after the youngest of them was called to the bar in 2016.

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Rev. Tor Uja is the Executive Secretary of the Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission. He was born on 28th August 1957 in Ushongo, Ushongo Local Government Area of Benue State. He attended St. John’s Primary School, Gboko, Benue State.

He attended the Murtala College of Arts and Science, MUCAST, Makurdi from 1977-1978. In 1978 he was admitted into the University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos for a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Communication and graduated in 1981.

He proceeded to the University of Jos where he obtained a Master of Science Degree in International Relations and strategic studies in 1987.

He is happily married to his wife of over 35 years, Berry Uja, and the Marriage is blessed with lovely and wonderful Children. Together, they have five wonderful daughters: Nguemo, Wanter, Nguter, Nguuma, and Ushakuma, who are all lawyers.


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