LPPC elevates Funmi Falana, 57 others to SAN – moneyamebo


The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, on Thursday, said it has approved the elevation of 58 lawyers to the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria.

The Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court and Secretary of the LPPC, Ms. Hajo Bello made this known in a statement issued on Thursday.

Bello stated that the LPPC approved the elevation of the 58 at its 159th plenary session held on Thursday.

In attendance was the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Olukayode Ariwoola, who also doubles as the body’s chairman.

Bello further revealed that during the meeting, the committee, after giving consideration, 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.”

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.

Source: The Punch


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