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Just In : LLPC Elevates Jigawa AG, Other 57 Lawyers to Rank of SAN

Dr Musa Adamu Aliyu

By Bashir Muhammad Inuwa

The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee (LPPC) under the Chairmanship of Chief Justice of Nigeria, Honorable Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, has approved the elevation of 58 Legal Practitioners to the Inner Bar.

Hajo Saraki Bello, Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court of Nigeria / Secretary of the LPPC made this known in a statement.

He said the rank of a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) is awarded as a mark of excellence to members of the legal profession who distinguished themselves as advocates and academics.

Hajo further said the meeting further considered four (4) different petitions written against some of the Applicants and determined that each of the petition lacked merit and accordingly dismissed.

The Chief Registrar stated that the swearing – in ceremony of the 58 successful Applicants is scheduled to take place on Monday the 27th day of November, 2023.

He noted that LPPC Justice Ariwoola made the approval at LPPC 159h Plenary session held today 12th October, 2023,

The new awardees for year 2023 exercise are:

ADVOCATE APPOINTEES (IN ORDER OF SENIORITY AT THE BAR)

1.​FELIX OTA OFFIA, ESQ
2.​LAWRENCE BANKOLE FALADE, ESQ
3.​KINGSLEY OSABUOHIEN OBAMOGIE, ESQ
4.​FOLASHADE ABOSEDE ALLI, ESQ
5.​ABIOLA ISIAQ OYEBANJI, ESQ
6​BOMO OLAKUNLE AGBEBI, ESQ
7.​DANIEL OSINACH URUAKPA , ESQ
8.​OSELOKA GODWIN OSUIGWE, ESQ
9.​BABATUNDE ADEOYE, ESQ
10.​BABASEYI SIGISMUND JOSEPH, ESQ
11.​EMMANUEL MOSES ENOIDEM, ESQ
12.​KEHINDE OLUFEMI AINA, ESQ
13.​NGOZI CHIDO OLEHI, ESQ
14.​AARON CHILEOKWU OKOROMA, ESQ
15.​IBRAHIM DALHATU ANGULU, ESQ
16.​OLAYIWOLA EMMANUEL AFOLABI, ESQ
17.​SULE SHU’AIBU, ESQ
18.​ABIODUN OLANREWAJU OLALERU, ESQ
19.​ALFRED OLUFEMI ATTEH, ESQ
20.​KAZEEM ADEKUNLE SOBALOJU, ESQ
21.​SHEHU WADA ABDULLAHI, ESQ
22.​BAMIDELE OLAWOYE IBIRONKE, ESQ
23.​OLUWASEYILAYO AKINKUNMI OJO, ESQ
24.​FUNMI FALANA, ESQ
25.​FELIX TAMARAUDENKEMEFA OKOROTIE, ESQ
26.​SEUN OLUWAGBENGA AJAYI, ESQ
27.​FRIDAY RAMSES AKU ONOJA, ESQ
28.​AGADA JOHN ELACHI, ESQ
29.​BOLA RASAQ GOLD, ESQ
30.​PAUL KASIMANWUNA MADUEMENE, ESQ
31.​RAFIU OYEYEMI BALOGUN, ESQ
32.​OLUWOLE ALADEDOYE, ESQ
33.​PAULYN OSOBHASE ABHULIMEN, ESQ
34.​JONATHAN GUNU TAIDI, ESQ
35.​TOCHUKWU JUDE ONYIUKE, ESQ
36.​OLUKAYODE ABRAHAM AJULO, ESQ
37.​CHRISTOPHER ADAPAR UMAR, ESQ
38.​CHIBUEZE OGECHI OGBONNA, ESQ
39.​YEMI ADEWALE M’SBAUDEEN ADESINA, ESQ
40.​OMOYEMI LATEEF AKANGBE, ESQ
41.​OLUMIDE AKINWALE OLUJINMI, ESQ.
42.​MUSA ADAMU ALIYU, ESQ
43.​FIDELIS CHUKWUNONYE MBADUGHA ESQ
44.​ONYEMAECHI CHUKWUDI ADIUKWU, ESQ
45.​IKECHUKWU PHILIP ONUOMA, ESQ
46.​YAKUBU PHILEMON, ESQ
47.​JOHNNY UNGWUGWAYE AGIM, ESQ.
48.​ALIYU LEMU IBRAHIM, ESQ
49.​ISAIAH BOZIMO, ESQ
50.​PRISCA OZOILESIKE, ESQ
51.​YAHAYA DAN’ASABE DANGANA, ESQ
52.​ADEDAYO SAMUEL ADEDEJI, ESQ
53.​ADEDIPE OLUWASEUN ADEOLA, ESQ
54.​CHIKAOSOLU OJUKWU, ESQ
55.​MUSA AHMED ATTAH, ESQ
56.​AYOTUNDE FOLUSO OGUNLEYE, ESQ
57.​OLAYEMI BADEWOLE, ESQ

The lone successful Academic Applicant is :

1. PROF. BABATUNDE ADETUNJI ONI

 

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