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LPPC shortlists 129 lawyers for SAN rank [FULL LIST]

Federal High Court Abuja

The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) has published a list of 129 lawyers it is considering for the award of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) this year.

According to a notice seen by The Nation, the list comprises 73 practicing lawyers or advocates and 56 academics or lawyers in the academia.

The notice was signed by the Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court/Secretary of the LPPC, Hajo Sarki Bello.

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It said the applicants were graded on the basis of an LPPC integrity system, under paragraph 12 (2) and 20 of the LPPC guidelines 2018.

The LPPC asked the public to vet the qualifications of the candidates, and send their comments and complaints not later than 4pm on July 18.

The shortlisted candidates in the advocates category are:

1. Muizuideen Yunus Abduallahi, 2. Mohammed Abduallahi Abubakar,3. Adeboro Lateef Adamson, 4. Mutalljbi Ojo Adebayo, 5. Babatunde Adeoye, 6. Ikani Kanu Agabi Esq, 7. Boalarinwa Elijah Aidi, 8. Bankole Joel Akomoalfe, 9. Joseph Ademu Akubo, 10. Rotimi Adefemi Aladesanmi, 11. Chukwudubem Bonaventure Anyigbo, 12. Abioye Araoye Oloyede Asanike, 13. Tanko Tanko Ashang, 14. Caroline Mbafnashar, 15. Oladoyin Oluseyi Awoyale, 16. Rafij Oyeyemi Balogun, 17. Aderemi Moshood Bashua, 18. Yahaya Danasare Dangana, 19. Josiah Ojochide Daniel-Ebune Esq, 20. Emmanuel Ibhagbemen Esene Esq, 21. Chijoke Ogbonna Erondu Esq, 22. Lukman Oyesanji Faobemi Esq, 23. Lawrence Bankole Falade Esq, 24. Adewunmi Richard Fatunde Esq, 25. Mumni Isholahanafati Esq, 26. Dagogo Israel Isoroma Esq, 27. Magaji Mato Ibrahim Esq, 28. Mustapha Shaba Ibrahim, 29. Sulayman Olawale Ibrahim Esq, 30. Habeeb Orisavbia Lavbare Esq, 31. Samuel Peter Kargbo Esq, 32. Kolapo Olugbenga Kolade Esq, 33. Tonye Tombere Jenewari Krijkhobo Esq, 34. Yakubu Maikasuma Esq, 35. Andrew Yajm Malom Esq, 36. Diri Saki Mohammed Esq, 37. Charles Oyalole Musa Esq, 38. Sanusi Musa Esq, 39. Michael Jonathan Numa Esq, 40. Orji Nwafor-Orizu Esq, 41. Chidi Benjamin Nworka Esq, 42. Godwin Ikechukwu Obeta Esq, 43. Gozie Bertrand Obi Esq, 44. Kelechi Chinedum Obi Esq, 45. Ifyeanyichukwu Sylvester Obiokor Esq, 46. Ajoku Kingsley Obinna Esq, 47. Emmanuel Idemudia Oboh Esq, 48. Johnson Odionij Esq, 49. Andrew Osemudua Odum Esq, 50. Victor Odafe Ogude Esq, 51. Lawrence Sunday Oko-Jaja Esq, 52. Damian Ohakwe Okoro Esq, 53. Okechukwu Edwin Okoro Esq, 54. Ngozi Chido Olehi Esq, 55. Cole Beguin Ololade Esq, 56. Olasoji Olaiya Olowolafe Esq, 57. Ayodeji Oyewole Omotoso Esq, 58. Henry Eshijonam Omu Esq, 59. Etukwu Onah Esq, 60. David Dare Onetan Esq, 61. Steven Onyechi Ononye Esq, 62. Christopher Agbomeirhe Sunday Oshomegie Esq, 63. Rotimi Ibeoluwa Oyedeopo Esq, 64. Sanusi Olugbenga Said Esq, 65. Wahab Kunle Shittu Esq, 66. Sule Shuabu Esq, 67. Abubakar Bature Sulu-Gambari Esq, 68. Sylvanus Tahiru Esq, 69. Oladipo Akanmu Tolani Esq, 70. Johnson Tarigho Omophe Ugboduma Esq, 71. Oddson Chukwudi Ugochukwu Esq, 72. Daniel Osinachi Uruakpa Esq, 73. Inamakpadiagha Wilson Esq.

The Academic Applicants are:

1. Dr. Fitihu Abubakar Abba, 2. Ass. Prof. Abdulkarim Kana Abubakar, 3. Prof. Muhhamed Taofeeq Abdulrazaq, 4. Dr. Adebayo Olugbenga Adaralegbe, 5. Prof. Funmniyi Abiodun Adeleye, 6. Dr. Ayodele Anthony Adewole, 7. Mr. Abraham Femi Afolayan, 8. Dr. James Attagaba, 9. Prof. John Alewo Agbonika, 10. Prof. Augustine Robert Agom, 11. Prof. Aliyu Ahmad, 12. Prof. Violet Omon Aigbokhavebo, 13. Dr. Taiwo Francis Ajala, 14. Prof. John Oluwole Akinbiyi Akintayo, 15. Prof. Omoniyi Bukola Akinola, 16. Dr. Gbade Olumu Akinrinmade, 17. Dr. Halima Ikuji Alfa, 18. Prof. Dawud Kamal Alhaji, 19. Dr. Jerry Amadi, 20. Dr. Fatima Waziri Azi, 21. Mrs. Abimbola Onikepo Braithwaite, 22. Prof. Lawrence Obinna Collins Chukwu, 23. Prof. Damfebo Keriseive Derri, 24. Prof. Omerionwan Kingsley Edu, 25. Dr. David Ihhojohwegba Efewerhan, 26. Prof. Ambrose Ozoemezilem Ekpu, 27. Dr. Dennis Uche Ekumankanma, 28. Prof. Joy Ngozi Ezeilo, 29. Prof. Amokaye Oludayo Gabriel, 30. Prof. Olade Abass Gbadamosi, 31. Prof. Akinolaamao Ibidapo-Obe, 32. Prof. Adbulqadir Abikan Ibrahim, 33. Prof. Mansir Sa`Id Ibrahim, 34. Prof. Akaa Tyozua Imbwaseh, 35. Prof. Nathaniel Ahabue Inegbedion, 36. Prof. Emmanuel Ayangarumun Kenen, 37. Ass. Prof. Abuah Arinze Lawrence, 38. Ass. Prof. Theodore Balamaiyaig, 39. Dr. Junadi Bello Marshall, 40. Prof. Isah Mohammed, 41. Prof. Osy Ezechwunyere Nwebo, 42. Prof. Nnamdi Onyeka Obiaraeri, 43. Dr. Jrinwayo Jude Odinkonobo, 44. Ass. Prof. Chuwudiebere Chudi Nelson Ojukwu, 45. Prof. Kathleen Ebelechukwu Okafor, 46. Ass. Prof. Chimezie Kingsley Okorie, 47. Prof. Ismail Adeniyi Olatunbosun, 48. Prof. Ikpomwonsa Osahon Omoruyi, 49. Prof. Babatunde Adetunji Oni, 50. Prof. Cheluchi Onyemelukwe, 51. Prof. Akkarren Samuel Shaakaa, 52. Dr. Nasiru Tijani, 53. Prof. Josephat Chima Ubanyionwu, 54. Prof. Melshach Nnama Umenweke, 55. Dr. Fassy Adetokunboh Olore Yusuf, 56. Prof. Abdullahi Shemu Zuru.