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Supreme Court to unveil new SANs today



The Supreme Court docket of Nigeria (SCN) will right this moment, October 21 in Abuja, unveil a brand new set of Senior Advocates of Nigeria, SANs, DAILY POST has gathered.

Their unveiling is coming after 4 months of suspense and following the ultimate ratification of the chosen candidates into the celebrated rank by the Authorized Practitioners Privileges Committee, LPPC.

The profitable candidates within the keenly contested train are to be made public on the Supreme Court docket Complicated by 5pm within the night by the performing Chief Registrar of the apex court docket who additionally doubles because the Secretary of the LPPC.

Reliable sources confided in DAILY POST that Chief Justice of Nigeria CJN, Honourable Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad, who has been protecting the checklist of the profitable candidates to his chest to keep away from doable leakage, has simply given the go forward for the revealing of the fortunate senior legal professionals.

On the time of this report, our correspondent couldn’t verify the precise variety of silk-wearing legal professionals who bought the ultimate nod of the LPPC.


Nonetheless, sources mentioned a complete of 95 shortlisted candidates have been between October 18 and 20 subjected to rigorous oral interviews rigorously performed by some retired Justices of the Supreme Court docket together with some senior legal professionals.

The interview which was held on the important Supreme Court docket Lobby was “Pursuant to paragraph 5 of the Authorized Practitioners Privileges Committee Tips 2018”.

It was the ultimate preparation for the award of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria SAN, for the 12 months 2021.

Director of Press and Info, Dr Akande Festus confirmed that barring any unexpected circumstances, the brand new SAN beneficiaries can be made public right this moment.

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