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Dr. Theo C. Osanakpo

Dr. Theo C. Osanakpo, SAN

Dr. Theo C. Osanakpo, SAN is an accomplished legal practitioner and Senior Advocate of Nigeria. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Law from the University of Exeter in England. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of United Kingdom.

He has held positions of responsibility at different times namely - Chairman, the 7th Governing Council of Federal University of Technology, Owerri; Chairman of the Presidential Special Visitation Panel to University of Abuja, and one-time Chairman of Finbank Plc. He is a devout Christian of the Catholic faith. He has had the singular privilege of being decorated with Papal Honours by Pope John Paul the Second with Knight of Saint Gregory in 1992 and Pope Benedict the 16th the Pope Emeritus with Knight Commander of Saint Gregory the Great in 2009.

He is married to Dame Helen Osanakpo, a recipient of Papal Knighthood of Saint Gregory the Great and they are blessed with four Children.