Legal committee confers SAN on Falana, 24 others

Human Rights activist and former president of the Nigeria Bar association (NBA), Femi Falana and 24 others were on Thursday conferred with the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).

The Legal Practitioners Privilege Committee (LPPC) on Thursday announced the names of successful candidates for the rank of SAN.

Over 125 people were said to have  applied, 25 persons were deemed successful out of 71 people short-listed.

Below are the names of the successful candidates.

(1). Femi Falana

(2). Prof Yemi Akinseye George

(3). Rotimi Jacobs

(4). Ahmed Raji

(5). Theophilus Oyesanya

(6). Oluseye Opasanya

(7). Ndukwe Nnawuchi

(8). Aliyu Umar

(9). Akinlaja Dayo Moses

(10). Prof Dakaahs Clemens

(11). Aduroja Thaddeus Olumuyiwa

(12). Illo Katune Sanusi

(13). Paul Ananaba

(14). Francis Chuka Agbu

(15). Luke Chukwudi Illogu

(16). Selekeowei Larry

(17). Abenny Mohammed

(18). Charles Nwanne Obishai

(19). Mahmud Abubakar Magaji

(20). Mrs Connie-Jean Aremu

(21). Ogwu James Onoja

(22). Garuba Usman Cetenji

(23). Henry Oghogho Ogbodu

(24). Joy Okungbowa Adesina

(25). Rotimi Oluseye Oguneso

Two professors on the list are from the academia.

The newly appointed Senior Advocates will be sworn–in when the court returns from its annual vacation in September 2012. The court will be commencing its annual leave on July 18.