The Legal Practitioners Privilege Committee has announced the elevation of 22 lawyers to the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria.

The Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Ahmed Saleh, who is also the Secretary of the Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee, said the new senior advocates were picked at the committee’s 123rd meeting held on July 4 2016 in Abuja. The following advocates have been selected for conferment of the rank of Senior Advocates of Nigeria:

  1. Olanrewaju Onadeko
  2. Valerie Azinge
  3. Nnamso Udo Ekanem,
  4. Mohammed Tabiu,
  5. Olufunke Abimbola Agbor,
  6. Olusola Oladimeji Ojutalayo,
  7. Richard Ayodele Akintunde,
  8. Oyesoji Gbolahan Oyeleke,
  9. James Njeze Ikeyi,
  10. Elisha Yakubu Kura
  11. Adewunmi Ogunsanya
  12. Olatubosun Olanipekun,
  13. Kalu Ikwuonwu Umeh,
  14. Adewale Sunday Adesokan,
  15. Andrew Igboekwe, Fredson,
  16. Alexander Okoli,
  17. Olaseni Adio,
  18. Olasheni Ibiwoye,
  19. Abdulakeem Mustapha,
  20. Uba ‎Ekpezu Ukweni,
  21. Edward Pwajok
  22. Chukwu Omaka