Hon. Justice John Inyang Okoro was born on July 7, 1959. He is an indigene of Akwa-Ibom State in Nigeria. He is a Nigerian jurist and Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
Prior to becoming a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, he was a Judge of the High Court of Akwa-Ibom State from 1998. He thereafter got elevated to the position of Justice of the Court of Appeal in 2006.
He was made a justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and his appointment was was confirmed by the Senate on October 2013. He was sworn in on November 15, 2014 by Justice Aloma Mariam Mukhtar, the former Chief Justice of Nigeria.