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Justice Ariwoola To Swear-in New SANs

Written by Pyramid FM Kano

By: IFEOMA NWOVU

As part of the programmes lined up for the 2023/2024 legal year of the Apex Court, the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, will swear-in 58 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria on Monday, November 27, 2023, at the main Courtroom of the Supreme Court.

The CJN will during the special court session, also deliver a state-of-the Judiciary address that would highlight the performance of the Supreme Court in particular and the Nigerian Judiciary in general in the 2022/2023 legal year.

The Director of Press and Information of the Apex Court, Dr Akande Festus made this known in a press statement he issued in Abuja.

114 applications had been received by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) for the award of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2023.

Out of the number, 101 are advocates while 13 are academics.

After conducting the specified screening and filtration exercises, the LPPC came up with 58 successful candidates.

Out of the figure, 57 are advocates while one is an academic.

 

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