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Supreme Court Drops Senior Advocate Of Nigeria-Designate 24 Hours After Endorsement In Error



The Supreme Court docket of Nigeria has dropped a Senior Advocate of Nigeria designate, Nworka Chidi Benjamin, hours after his elevation to the rank when it found it should have been finished in error.

On Friday, the apex courtroom, via The Authorized Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC) stated the checklist of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) appointees launched on Thursday contained an error.

A press release from the LPPC Secretary and appearing Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court docket, Hajia Hajjo Sarki Bello, stated a reputation on the checklist was not correctly recognized.


In response to Bello, whereas the precise appointee is “Osaka, Benjamin Nwora esq”, he was wrongly recognized within the checklist of Thursday as “Nworka Chidi Benjamin esq,” and listed as quantity 43 on the checklist.

A part of the assertion reads, “Within the press launch issued by this workplace yesterday, twenty first October 2021 saying the checklist of profitable candidates for the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Nworka, Chidi Benjamin, Esq, listed as No 43 was mistakenly included within the checklist of advocate appointees.

“The precise profitable applicant that must be within the stated checklist is Osaka, Benjamin Nwora, Esq. The combo-up is extremely regretted and we apologise to all individuals affected by it,” it stated.

The LPPC stated it has since provide you with a revised checklist by which the appointees at the moment are listed so as of seniority, with Osaka Benjamin Nwora now listed as quantity 21.


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