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Ajulo, Funmi Falana, 56 others become SANs 27th November

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The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC), on Thursday, announced the elevation of 58 lawyers to the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN). Among them are rights activist and arbitrator, Kayode Ajulo; wife of rights activist Femi Falana (SAN), Funmi, herself a women’s rights activist; and daughter of Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), Mrs. Folashade Alli.

In a statement, the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, who is also Secretary of the LPPC, Ms. Hajo Bello said the approval a major element of the committee’s 159th plenary session, presided over by its Chairman, Chief Justice Olukayode Ariwoola.

Bello further said that during the meeting, the committee dismissed four petitions that were written against some of the applicants.

She said: “The swearing-in ceremony of the 58 successful applicants is scheduled to take place on Monday, the 27th day of November 2023″.

SAN is the apex rank conferred on legal practitioners in Nigeria who have distinguished themselves in the legal profession.

The full list includes the following: “Funmi Falana, Felix Offia, Lawrence Falade, Kingsley Obamogie, Folashade Alli, Abiola Oyebanji, Bomo Agbebi, Daniel Uruakpa, Oseloka Osuigwe, Babatunde Adeoye, Babaseyi Joseph, Emmanuel Enoidem, Kehinde Aina, Ngozi Olehi, Aaron Okoroma, Ibrahim Angulu, Olayiwola Afolabi, Sule Shu’aibu, Abiodun Olaleru, Kazeem Sobaloju and Shehu Abdullahi.

Others are: “Fidelis Mbadugha, Onyemaechi Adikwu, Ikechukwu Onuoma, Yakubu Philemon, Johnny Agim, Aliyu Ibrahim, Isaiah Bozimo, Prisca Ozoilesike, Hahaha Santana, Adedayo Adedeji, Adeola Adedipe, Chikaosolu Ojukwu, Musa Attah, Ayotunde Ogunleye, Olayemi Badewole and Babatunde Adetunji, Alfred Atteh.

Also on the list are: Bamidele Ibironke, Oluwaseyilayo Akinkunmi, Felix Okorotie, Seun Ajayi, Friday Onoja, Agada Elachi, Bola Gold, Paul Maduemene, Rafiu Balogun, Oluwole Aladedoye, Paulyn Adhulimen, Jonathan Taidi, Tochukwu Onyiuke, Olukayode Ajulo, Christopher Umar,
Chibueze Ogbonna, Yemi Adeshina, Omoyemi Akangbe, Olumide Olujinmi, Musa Aliyu.

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