The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) has released the names of 62 successful lawyers for elevation to the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs).
According to chief registrar of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and secretary of LPPC, Hajo Sarki Bello, the committee under the chairmanship of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, at its 154th plenary session, approved the elevation of 62 legal practitioners to the Inner Bar.
The rank of SAN is awarded as a mark of excellence to members of the legal profession who have distinguished themselves as advocates and academics.
Some of the successful lawyers are Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar, Johnson Tarigho Omophe Ugboduma, Lawrence Sunday Oko-Jaja, Christopher Agbomeirhe Sunday Oshomegie, Sanusi Olugbenga Sai’d, Wahab Kunle Shittu, Emmanuel Idemudia Oboh, Diri Said Mohammed, Oladipo Akanmu Tolani, Ayodeji Oyewole Omotoso and Chijioke Ogbonna Erondu.
Others are Ajoku Kingsley Obinna, Esq., Yakubu Maikasuwa, Esq., Henry Eshijonam Omu, Dagogo Israel Iboroma., Joseph Ademu Akubo, Gozie Bertrand Obi, Inam Akpadiagha Wilson and Abubakar Bature Sulu-Gambari.