Attorney-General and Commissioner of Justice


Peter Adogbejire Mrakpor hails from Edjophe town, Ughievwien Clan of Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State and was born on the 7th of September, 1965 at the then famous Eku Baptist Hospital, Eku to the family of Hon. James Mrakpor (JP), first Executive Chairman of the then Ughelli Local Government and Dr. (Mrs.) E. Mrakpor (JP) the first Supervising Counselor for Health of Ughelli South Local Government Area.

His formal educational sojourn started from Ogbe Primary School, Benin City, Edo State in 1971 where he obtained his Primary School Leaving Certificate in 1976. From there, he proceeded to the famous Urhobo College, Effurun in 1976 from where he obtained his West African Examination Certificate (WAEC) Ordinary Certificate in 1981 and later to Iguobazuwa Grammar School, Edo State (1982 - 1983).

Mr. Peter Mrakpor had his University Education at the University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State between 1983 and 1988 where he studied Law and obtained a Bachelors of Law (LL.B) degree therefrom in 1988 and immediately proceeded to the Nigerian Law School, Lagos from 1988 - 1989 and was called to the Nigerian Bar in 1989 as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. He has been in Legal practice for over 25 years with professional distinction.

He started legal practice in Lagos, in 1990 as a Solicitor and Advocate in the Chambers of M.P. Ohwovoriole, SAN (1990-1992) having previously completed his compulsory one year National Youth Service in Enugu State where he successfully served in the Chambers of P.O. Nwankoby & Co, as a Solicitor and Advocate.

Peter Mrakpor Esq. also worked in the following Law firms; Wale Ajiboye & Co (1992 - 1993) as Solicitor and Advocate and Head of Chambers, Senior Partner at Mrakpor & Oju (1993 – 1999) and Senior Partner at Crestsolicitors (1999 - 2007). He worked as a Company Secretary with Crownrise Finance & Investments Limited (1994 -1998) and Baba Agbo Group of Companies (1996 – 2002) respectively.

Before his appointment by His Excellency, the Governor, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Okowa as the Honourable Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice on the 22nd of September, 2015, Peter A. Mrakpor Esq. was a Senior Partner in the Chambers of Peter Mrakpor Esq. where he rendered to his numerous clients several legal opinions and conducted several cases involving Civil Litigation, Criminal Law and Commercial Law practice in the High Court of several States in Nigeria, Federal High Courts, Election Petition Tribunals, Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.

He was the Managing Director of Crestbridge Nigeria Limited and was engaged in the acquisitions, Development and disposal of residential estates, leases and portfolio management as well as educational consultants/agents for the University of the West of England, Bristol, Uk.

Peter Mrakpor, a Bible Scholar with a Certificate in Theology and Leadership Development, is dedicated to the teachings of the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. He is a farmer and was the CEO of MercyGate Christian Leadership Institute and BookHouse Publishing Enterprise, publishers of Prospect Magazine.

By virtue of his appointment, he is a member of the Delta State Judicial Service Commission. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Mediators and Conciliators of Nigeria ICMC and a recipient of several awards of excellence due to his outstanding performance as an Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice.

He is happily married to Rt. Hon. Evang. (Mrs.) Joan Onyemaechi Mrakpor, Director-General Asaba Capital Territory Development Agency and Former Member of the House of Representatives that represented Aniocha/Oshimili Federal Constituency, from 2015-2019 and they are blessed with five beautiful children.

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