Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee shortlist 69 for SAN rank


The Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee in Abuja on Thursday announced a 69-man shortlist of lawyers recommended for honour with the of Senior Advocate of Nigeria.
The list includes Funmi, wife of Femi Falana (SAN); the daughter of Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), Folashade Alli; Abiola Oyebanji, Bomo Agbebi and Dr. Kayode Ajulo, a constitutional lawyer, among the senior lawyers.

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On the list also are Daniel Uruakpa, Felix Offia, Lawrence Falade and Kingsley Obamogie.

The LPPC stated: “The LPPC by this notice announced the shortlisting of applicants who qualified after the advocates 1st and 2nd Filtration Stages, Academic pre-qualification and Academic 2nd filtration Exercise

“Also after the Independent Appeals Hearing and Chambers Inspection Exercise, preparatory to the interview stage in the process for the conferment of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria on the successful applicants for the year 2023.

“All qualified shortlisted applicants are graded under two-category systems by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee, namely Advocates and Academic Applicants respectively.”

Ajulo is a right activist and an acclaimed legal expert and advocate renowned for his extensive knowledge and activism in various areas of law.

These include litigation, constitutional law, corporate and commercial law and human rights.

Ajulo obtained his first law degree from the University of Jos, Plateau State in Nigeria and subsequently pursued further education at various international institutions.

He currently serves as a research scholar at Lincoln University College and volunteers his expertise as an adjunct lecturer at several universities, including his home state institution, Adekunle Ajasin University, Ondo State.

Ajulo’s remarkable contributions have earned him numerous awards and honours, including Officer of the Order of the Niger, which was conferred on him by former President Muhammadu Buhari.