The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee, LPPC, during the weekend, shortlisted 64 lawyers for consideration for the conferment of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) for this year.
The names were contained in a statement by Hadizatu Mustapha, the Chief Registrar of Supreme Court/ Secretary, Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee, entitled “Notice of candidates shortlisted for consideration for the conferment of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, 2018. Pursuant to paragraph 12(2) and 24 of the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee Guideline 2017.”
The statement reads, “The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee hereby issues a notice of candidates that were successful after the first and second advocates’ filtration, academic pre-qualification exercise and the appeal process.
“Every successful candidate is graded in accordance with the category system of the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Guidelines as stated here under. The general public is at liberty to comment on the integrity and reputation of any of the above candidates.
The names, on advocate category, include: Wole Seun Agunbiade; Charles Chukwuma Oguejiofor; Olaniyi Maruph Olopade; Ikhide Ehighelua; Ayo Asala; Oluwole Osamudiame Iyamu; Kenneth Chukwuemeka Ahia; Nureini Soladoye Jimoh; Oladipo Adekorede Olasope; Mosediq Adeniji Kazeem; George Chiedu Igbokwe; Essien Essien Udom; Olabode Olutoyin Olanipekun; Adewale Eyitemi Atake; Jephthan Chikodi Njikonye and Olusegun Omoniyi Jolaawo.
Others are Isiaka Abiola Olagunju; Oluseun Takintayo Akinbiyi; Ishaka Dikko Mudi; Prince Orji Nwafor- Orizu; Edmund Chinonye Obiagwu; Ebun-Olu Samuel Adegboruwa; Ibrahim Agbomere Idris; Cosmas Ikechukwu Enweluzo; Sonny Oluchukwu Wogu; Olubowale Taiwo; Prof. Wahab Olasupo Egbewole; Adeyinka Patrick Olumide-Fusika; Chukwudi Nwabufo Obieze; Olayode Olumide Delano; Abdul Olajide Ajana; Robert Egwono Emukpoeruo; Ama Vemaark Etuwewe; Olumide Andrew Aju and Stephen Zakari Adehi.
Others on the list are Olusegun Oyediran Fowewe; Oba Maduabuchi; Musibau Adetunbi; Emmanuel Ozoemenam Achukwu; Adekola Adeyeye Olawoye; Louis Maduforo Alozie; Godwin Osemeahon Omoaka; Johnson Olalekan Ojo; Tanimu Muhammed Inuwa; Daniel Chukwudi Enwelum; Dr. Olumide Folarin David Ayeni; Richard Oma Ahonaruogho; Michael Folorunso Lana; Leslie Arthur Olutayo Nylander; Kingsley Osabuohien Obamogie; Orok Inang Coffie Ironbar; Usman Ogwu Sule; Metong Bertram Robert Urombo; Echezona Chukuwdi Etiaba and Ejike Chukwugekwu Ezenwa.