The Union is blessed with five children; Mrs. Awashima Ukpi, Mrs. Nguemo Bajah, Mr. Terhemba Hwande, Miss Wueseter Hwande and Vershima Hwande. Yua Ukpi, Nguvan Ukpi, Dondo Hwande and Uter Favour Ukpi are the grandchildren that God has blessed them with.
Upon completion of his youth service he picked up appointment as a magistrate with the judiciary. His first posting was in Oguma in Bassa Local Government Area of Benue State, a small inconspicuous town. His decision to resign was stopped by God who informed him that God was not asleep during his posting. He served for one year and was posted to Oju. A town not very different from Oguma. From there he was posted to Adikpo which afforded him a better opportunity to prove his worth. From there he was posted to Idah for a brief spell, before he was appointed Ag. Registrar in February, 1986. From that position he was elevated to the higher bench.
Following the retirement of Honourable Justice TUF Puusu as Chief Judge, Justice Iorhemne Hwande was called to act after Justice Ejembi Eko had exhausted his tenure as acting Chief Judge. He was made substantive Chief Judge on the 16th of April, 2006. A position he occupies till date.
In recognition of his hard work and dedication, he was conferred with the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) on 14th November, 2011, by His Excellency Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.