The Legal Practitioner’s Privilege Committee (LPPC) has announced comfirmed a list of 31 senior legal practitioners short-listed for the prestigious Senor Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) title.
Hadizatu Mustapha, Secretary of the LPPC, made the announcement on Thursday at the end of the 133rd plenary of the committee.
The short list comprises 30 males and only one female — Oluyemisi Bamgbose, a Professor of Law at the University of Ibadan (UI).
Mustapha explained that 106 lawyers applied for the rank, two of them females. Eighty-three were in the advocate category while 28 applied under the academic category.
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