The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) has announced 72 new successful candidates for the award of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) rank.
This was contained in a statement issued in Abuja by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court and Secretary of the LPPC, Sarki Bello.
The statement said that the new Senior Advocates of Nigeria would be inaugurated on December 8 2021 at its premises.
Among them is a former Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) spokesman ,Muritala Abdul-Rasheed and 10 academics.
The academics are Professors Oyewo Toriola, Omorogbe Osayame, Rasheed Ijaodola, Sanni Olaitan, Omorogie Bright, Sodipo Akintoye, and Abdullahi Ibrahim; as well as Ojukwu Okechukwu, Wigwe Chizindu, and Agbonika Achor.
Others are George Anuga, Simon Lough, Eko Ejembi, Ayo Olorunfemi, Reuben Atabo, John Adele, Shaibu Aruwa, Eyitayo Fatogun, Jacob Usman, Tajudeen Oladoja, Salman Ayinla, Adeola Omotunde, Mathew Bukka, Mohammed Ndayako and Hassan El-Yakub.
Ishaq Hussaini, Samuel Atung, Mohammed Abdulhamid, Kabiru Aliyu, Mohammed Sani, Uche Awa, Uchenna Ihediwa, Philip Umeh, Peter Afuba, Felix Onuzulike, Benjamin Uzuegbu, Benjamin Osaka, Ikenna Okoli, Edwin Obiora and Emeka Obegolu.
Clement Onwuenwunor, Chijioke Emeka, Anthony Mogboh, Victor Opara, Kamasuode Wodu, Charles Ihua-Maduenyi, Sammie Somiari, Ogaga Ovrawah, Charles Mekwunye, Ikeazor Akaraiwe, Marcellous Oru, Mark Mordi, Ehiogie West-Idahosa, Fredricks Itula and Ibrahim Agbomere.
Anthony Adeniyi, Bolarinwa Olotu, Olawale Fapohunda, Adekunle Ojo, Olaotan Ajose-Adeogun, Rotimi Seriki, Olukayode Adeluola, Adeyinka Kotoye, Oluwasina Ogungbade, Afolabi Kuti, Francis Omotosho, Ayodeji Adedipe, Adeleke Agbola, James Akinola, Dauda Mustapha and Kazeem Gbadamosi.