Umeh Kalu Ikwuonwu is a Nigerian legal practitioner. He currently jointly serves as the Attorney General of Abia State and Commissioner for Justice of Abia State
NAME: Umeh Kalu Ikwuonwu
DATE OF BIRTH: 5 August 1961
PLACE OF BIRTH: Ohafia, Abia State, Nigeria
OCCUPATION: legal practitioner.
EDUCATION: Umeh Kalu was born in Ohafia, Abia State where he went on to complete his primary and secondary education in 1972 and 1978 respectively. He obtained his Bachelor of Law certificate from Imo State University after he graduated in 1985. Umeh was called to the Bar in 1986 after attending the Nigerian Law School.
CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES: Umeh Kalu served as the senior special assistant on legal matters to Theodore Orji before he was appointed as the Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice of Abia State during the administrations of Theodore Orji and Okezie Ikpeazu in 2009 and 2015 respectively. He contested in a failed bid for a seat in the Arochukwu/Bende/Ohafia Federal Constituency in the 2007 general elections. Umeh Kalu is presently a distinguished member of the Inner Bar as he was elevated to the Rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2016