Akpata, Adegboruwa, 36 others become SANS [Full List]

Solicitor-General of the Federation, Dayo Akpata, and Human Rights Activist, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa, have 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 said, out of the 117 lawyers that applied for the rank this year, 80 were shortlisted, out of which the final 38 emerged.

She said the 38 new SANs include two females, three from the academics and 35 advocates.

Adedoyin Rhodes-Vivour who is the wife of Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour of the Supreme Court is one of the new female SANs.

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

See full list of the new Senior Advocates below…

Adedoyin Oyinkan Rhodes-Vivour
Abdullahi Haruna
Manga Mohammed Nurudeen
Adedayo Toba Apata
John Onuegbulam Asoluka
Adedokun Matthew Makinde
Daniel Chwukwudi Enwelum
Emmanuel Adeyeye Oyebanji
Tuduru Uchendu Ede
Abdul Olajide Ajana
Ama Vemaark Etuwewe
Oladipo Adekorede Olasope
Leslie Arthur Olutayo Nylander
Olusegun Oyediran Fowowe
Andrew Essien Hutton
Olukayode Abayomi Enitan
Paul Harris Adkole Ogbole
Olaniyi Maruph Olopade
Samuel Ngozi Agweh
Olusegun Omoniyi Jolaawo
Professor Alphonsus Okoh Alubo
Ayo Asala
Abiodun Adediran Olatunji
Olumide Andrew Aju
Chimezie Victor Chikwem Ihekweazu
Professor Mamman Lawan
Professor Uchefula Ugonna Chuwumaeze
Usman Ogwu Sule
Safiya Umar Babamasi
Echezona Chukwudi Etiaba
Godwin Osemeahon Omoaka
Emeka Onyemaechi Ozoani
Alexander Chukwudi Ejesieme
Jephthah Chikodi Njikonye
Aikhunigbe Anthony Malik
Alhassan Akeje Umar
Oyetola Muyiwa Atoyebi.

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