Official Swearing in of 22 New Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) wil take place the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria
The Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Mahmud Mohammed is expected to swear-in the new SANs on 19th September 2016.
Time: 9:00 am
The new SANs include the Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Olanrewaju Onadeko, and the Secretary of the 2014 National Conference, Valerie Azinge.
Other successful candidates are Nnamso Udo Ekanem, Prof. Mohammed Tabiu, Olufunke Abimbola Agbor, Olusola Oladimeji Ojutalayo, Richard Ayodele Akintunde, Oyesoji Gbolahan Oyeleke, James Njeze Ikeyi, Elisha Yakubu Kura and Adewunmi Ogunsanya.
Olatubosun Olanipekun, Kalu Ikwuonwu Umeh, Adewale Sunday Adesokan, Andrew Igboekwe, Fredson, Alexander Okoli, Olaseni Adio, Olasheni Ibiwoye, Abdulakeem Mustapha, Uba Ekpezu Ukweni, Edward Pwajok and Chukwu Omaka also made the list.
Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) is a title that may be conferred on legal practitioners in Nigeria of not less than ten years’ standing and who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession.
For more on SAN read the making of SAN