Akpata, Adegboruwa, 36 others now SANs

Posted by News Express | 5 July 2019 | 954 times

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Solicitor-General of the Federation, Dayo Akpata, and Human Right Activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has made the list of newly appointed Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANS).

The 38 lawyers were elevated by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee during its 138th session held during the new plenary session held on July 4.

Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court Hadizatu Mustapha made the announcement on Friday.

Mustapha added that a total of 117 people applied for the elevation. However, only thirty-eight of those shortlisted were qualified.

Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour who is the wife of Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour of the Supreme Court also made the list of new SANS.

The new Senior Advocates will be conferred with the honours at the resumption of the next legal year. (Channels TV)

Source: News Express

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