HON. JUSTICE JOSEPH AHMED AWAK – was born on 5 October 1957 and Hails from AAWAK, Kaltungo Local Government Area OF Gombe State, he started his Education career from Awak ECWA Transfer primary school/ Ture Senior primary school from 1965 -1971 and Government Secondary School Kaltungo from 1972 -1976, then Bauchi State college of Arts and Sciences from 1972-1978, He Obtained Bachelor of Law from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria from 1979-1982 and Law school from 1982-1983.
Hon. Justice Awak- started his working career as Youth Corper for mandatory one year from 1983 -1984 and later pupil state counsel for one year too then got appointment as Magistrate Grade 11 from 1985 then promoted to the chief Magistrate Grade 1 in 1996, in 1999 he was Appointed High court Judge and rose to the chief Judge of Gombe state from 2 January, 2022 to date
He served in various capacities in Elections Tribunals across the states, also attendants many seminar/workshops and international conferences