The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad on Monday swore in 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria and in addition warned towards disobeying courtroom orders.
Although the CJN Muhammad is absent from the ceremony, the following most senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Olabode Rhodes-Vivour represented him and administered oaths to the brand new SANs.
The authorized practitioners sworn-in as SANs had been awarded the rank as a mark of excellence and for having distinguished themselves as Advocates and Academics.
The Legal Practitioners Privileges Committee had earlier in November elevated 72 legal professionals to the rank of the SAN.
More to observe…