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  • 72 Lawyers Elevated to Senior Advocates
  • In a Statement obtained by Throwback Times in Abuja has it that 72 lawyers have been elevated to Senior Advocates Nigeria (SAN).

    The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) announced their names in a statement in Abuja.

    The reports has it that the 72 lawyers comprise 62 advocates and 10 academics.



    They include the Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Dr. Ojukwu, Anthony Okechukwu; Ekiti State Attorney General and Justice Commissioner Fapohunda, Adekola Olawale; one of the lawyers to the Sani Abacha family, Atabo, Reuben Okpanachi; Lough, Simon Asamber, of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and Lagos-based lawyer, Burkaa, Matthew Gwar.


     
    Besides Ojukwu of the NHRC, the others among the 10 lawyers from the academics are: Prof. Oyewo, Ajagbe Toriola; Prof. Omorogbe, Oluyinka Osayame; Prof. Ijaodola, Rasheed Jimoh; Prof. Sodipo, Bankole Adekunle Akintoye; Dr. Wigwe, Christian Chizindu; Dr. Agbonika, Josephine Aladi Achor; Prof. Sanni, Abiola Olaitan; Prof. Omoregie, Edoba Bright and Prof. Adbullahi, Ibrahim.


    Also on the list are: Adeniyi, Anthony Ademuyiwa; Umeh, Philip Ndubuisi Evaristus; Ovrawah, Ogaga; Afuba, Peter Aguigom; Ajose-Adeogun, Olaotan Olusegun; West-Idahosa, Ehiogie; Awa, Uche Sunday; Mekwunye, Charles Dumbiri; Oladoja, Tajudlien Olaseni and Akaraiwe, Ikeazor Ajovi.


     
    Also on the list are: Omotosho, Francis; Onuzulike, Felix Anayo; Oru, Marcelluous Eguvwe; Ihua-Maduenyi, Charles Udoka; Agbola, Adeleke Olaniyi; Uzuegbu, Benjamin Chukwudi; Akinola, James Akingbola; Iniediwa, Uchenna Chinyere; Adeluola, Olukayode Oluwole; Olotu, Bolarinwa; Hassan, Usman El-Yakub; Olorunfemi, Ayo Abraiiam; Okoli, Ikenna; Mordi, Mark Okeibunor; Seriki, Sheriff Rotimi; Opara, Victor Ugwuezumba; Ndayako, Mohammed; Ojo, Adekunle Akanbi; Adele, John Ogwu; Wodu, Kemasuode; Ayinla, Salman Jawondo; and Obiorah, Edwin Sunday Chukwujekwu.

    Also named are: Abdulhamid, Mohammed; Atung, Samuel; Itula, Fredricks Ebos; Anuga, George Audu; Mustapha, Dauda Adekola; Idris, Ibrahim Agbomere; Gbadamosi, Kazeem Adekunle; Aliyu, Kabir; Nworka, Chidi Benjamin; Abdul-Rasheed, Muritala Oladimeji; Kotoye, Adeyinka Moyosore; Obegolu, Emeka Jude-Phillipe; Aruwa, Shaibu Enejoi; Somiari, Sammie Abiye; Onwuenwunor, Clement; Omotunde, Adeola Rasaq; Mogboh, Anthony Obinna; Emeka, Chuioke Ogugua Precious; Ogungbade, Oluwasina Olanrewaju; Adedipe, Ayodeji; Kuti, Afolabi Fatai; Fatogun, Eyitayo Ayokunle; Eko, Ejembi Eko; Usman, Jacob Johnson; Sani, Abdulaziz Mohammed and Hussaini, Ishaq Magaji.

    In the statement, the Acting Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court and LPPC Secretary Hajo Sarki Bello said the new SANs would be inaugurated on December 8, 2021.

    She said the application for next year’s list would not be open until a date to be announced in January 2022.

    Credit: Thenationonline.com