Sixty two lawyers who have shown outstanding and commendable brilliance in their profession have been conferred with the prestigious rank of the Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs).
They were honoured with the rank by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) under the chairmanship of the acting Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola.
Among those whom the coveted rank is bestowed on are nine law professors and three major lawyers of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).
A statement released on Thursday evening by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Hajo Sarki Bello, indicated that the LPPC conferred the rank on the lawyers at its 154th plenary session held on 29th September, 2022.
The law professors are Kathleen Ebelechukwu Okafor, Muhammed Taofeeq Abdulrasaq, Amokaye Oludayo Gabriel, Ismail Adeniyi Olatunbosun, Abdullahi Sheu Zuru, Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, Theodore Bala Maiyaki,