Lawyer and politician, Ned Nwoko is now the Delta State Coordinator of Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria.
TAN as widely known is the body of individuals and organisations passionate about the re election bid of President Goodluck Jonathan.
Nwoko’s emergence as state coordinator was made known in a statement signed by Ben Etiaba Chief of Staff, to the mobilising support for President Jonathan re election organisation.
The communication dated Wednesday, December 10 2014 and made available to societynowng.com is reproduced
‘In furtherance to goals of Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria which showcases and promotes the achievements of President
Goodluck Ebele Azikiwe Jonathan led government, and works towards the actualization of Mr President re election come 2015, TAN as a result of this noble objective commenced the appointments of its State Coordinators who will drive its agenda in their various states of the federation.
Kicking off the Nationwide Grassroots mobilization campaign, TAN is urging its members , supporters and other well meaning Nigerians to align with their State Coordinators in order to get the job done effectively.
‘In this regard, Prince Ned Munir Nwoko has been appointed TAN State Coordinator for Delta State. He has the political clout, pedigree and vision to drive grass root mobilization for President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s Campaign in Delta State and beyond’
Here is a background on Nwoko that positioned him for his latest appointment.
He was born on the 21st December 1960 and hails from Idumuje-Ugboko in Aniocha North LGA, Delta State. A London trained lawyer, Ned attended the University of Keele (England), where he obtained a BA (Hons) Law and History with subsidiary Subject of Biology and American Studies. He then proceeded to Kings College, University of London, LLM, where he majored in Insurance, Maritime, Company and Commercial Law, after which he became eligible for the prestigious Inn of Court School of Law-BL (Barrister at Law of Lincoln’s Inn. London).
He also attended the College of Law – London where he got the QLTT (Solicitor of the supreme court of England and Wales) and the Commonwealth University College, Belize, where he bagged the D.LITT (Doctor of Letters).
Ned Nwoko has also served as; Ex-legal adviser to Nigeria liberal Party, Europe; Visiting Advisor, Citizens Advice Bureau, London; Member of the Society of Black Lawyers, United Kingdom; Elected member of Law Society, England and Wales and Ex- Secretary General, Nigeria Legal Practitioners, United Kingdom, amongst other high brow positions of responsibility.
His Career experience include the following; He has worked as Legal Assistance, Kumar’s Solicitors, Ealing London; Crown Persecution Service, London; Solicitor and Partner, Pascalides & Co., 243 Grays Inn Road, London and Principal Partner, Ned Nwoko Solicitors,2 Beaufort Road, Eailing, London W53EA.
His areas of specialization are Civil and Criminal Litigation, including insurance, personal Injury, international conflict of laws, Immigration, Matrimonial law, wills and Probate, Commercial and Domestic Conveyance, Company Commercials including matters.
An accomplished writer and social commentator, Ned Nwoko has the following publications to his name: Ten articles in immigration law in the United Kingdom including “Advise on Arrest and Detention”. “Appeals procedure”. Judicial Review and Deportation.”.” Legal Aid.”; The jury system- a case for Nigeria; Two articles on company directors and their duties; The duty of utmost good faith in insurance law; Race discrimination law in England(fortnightly); Review of the provision of police and criminal evidence Act 1984; West Africa-20october 1995, the legal base for political progress. His Books include: Early Missionary Activities in Midwest of Nigeria (date of publication : 1991); You, The Police and Criminal Law Procedure- England & Wales (1991); NIGERIA: Time for all hands on deck- ( 1995).
In 1999 Ned Nwoko was Elected Member, House of Representatives, representing Aniocha North/South and Oshimili North / South Federal Constituency of Delta State. While in the House Ned Nwoko was an active member of several committees including: Aviation, Defence, Foreign Affairs Committees. He was also the Chairman, Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority and Leader, Millennium Group- (House of Representatives)-A Group Dedicated to Fostering Closer Ties with Public, Legislators and Executive.