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Kwara AG, Ajibade, 2 others shortlisted for SAN

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By Kayode Adeoti

The Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice in Kwara State, Barr. Kamaldeen Ajibade, Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi and Prof. Rasheed Jimoh Ijaodola are the three Kwarans to have been shortlisted for admission into the rank of the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) for 2017.

The Legal Practitioner Privileges Committee (LPPC) yesterday announced the names of 67 lawyers and 24 academics who are being considered for admission into the position.

Secretary of LPPC and Chief Registrar of the Supreme Court, Ahmed Saleh, made the announcement in a public notice on Wednesday that the shortlisted lawyers have scaled through the first and second filtration processes and have been found worthy to attend the interview preparatory to the award of the rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria.

Barr. Ajibade was born on November 21, 1963 and has worked with Kwara State Government as Special Assistant to the Executive Governor on Legal Matters, Director-General, Bureau of Lands and Attorney General and Commissioner for Justice. He obtained his LL.B (Hons) from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria and attended the Nigeria Law School, Lagos.

Akanbi is the Principal Partner at Forum Convenience Consult (FCC) and hails from Ilorin West Local Government. He is the former Dean of Faculty of Law, University of Ilorin and one-time chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, (NBA) Ilorin branch. He bagged his Bachelor of Law (LL.B.) from Obafemi Awolowo in 1993 and his professorship from University of Ilorin.

Prof. Ijaodola is a native of Offa and former head of department of Property and Private Law Department, University of Ilorin in 2006. He however moved to Igbinedon University where he was made the Dean of Faculty of Law, the position he holds till he was nominated for the post of SAN.

Full list:

  1. Olaniyi Maruph Olopade
  2. Adeyinka Patrick Olumide-Fusika
  3. Cosmas Ikechukwu Enweluzo
  4. Metong Bertram Robert Urombo
  5. Sylvester Emenike Elema
  6. Abdul Atadoga Ibrahim
  7. Ekemejero Ohwovoriole
  8. Ayo Asala
  9. John Olusegun Odubela.

Others on the list are…

  1. Ikenna Victor Egbuna
  2. Omokayode Adebayo Dada
  3. Chiesonu Igbojamuike Okpoko
  4. Edwin Sunday Chukwujekwu Obiorah
  5. Chukwudi Nwabufo Obieze

15 Gboyega Sanmi Oyewole

  1. Benjamin Nworah Osaka
  2. Steven Ojomeko Zakari Adehi
  3. Festus Egwarewa Keyamo
  4. Louis Maduforo Alozie
  5. Kamaldeen Adeyemi Ajibade
  6. Joshua Yusuf Musa
  7. Olumide Folarin David Ayeni
  8. Sulaiman Usman
  9. Orok Inang Kofi Ironbar
  10. Emeka Peter Okpoko
  11. Wole Seun Agunbiade
  12. Olusegun Johnson Fabunmi
  13. Sonny Oluchukwu Wogu
  14. Adewale Eyitemi Atake
  15. Wilcox Achase Abereton
  16. Oluwole Osamudiame Iyamu
  17. Kenneth Chukwuemeka Ahia.

Also shortlisted are;

  1. Olukayode Abayomi Enitan
  2. Olubowale Taiwo
  3. George Chiedu Igbokwe
  4. Kehinde Olamide Ogunwumiju
  5. Akeem Adedeji Agbaje
  6. Adekola Adeyeye Olawoye
  7. Ikhide Ehighelua
  8. Olusegun Omoniyi Jolaawo
  9. Godwin Osemohon Omoaka
  10. Francis Forum Egele
  11. Akinlolu Oluyinka Osinbajo
  12. Ishaka Dikko Mudi
  13. Olushola Alex Oke
  14. Emmanuel Ozoemenam Achukwu
  15. Micheal Abayomi Bisade Alliyu
  16. Ama Vemaark Etuwewe
  17. Abdul Olajide Ajana
  18. Johnson Tarigho Omophe Ugboduma
  19. Johnnie Nnaemeka Egwuonwu
  20. Olayode Olumide Delano
  21. Bert Chukwuneta Igwilo
  22. Johnson Olalekan Ojo
  23. Oyetola Oshobi
  24. Ejike Chukwugekwu Ezenwa
  25. John Mofolorunsho Mustapha Majiyagbe
  26. Chibuike Adindu Nwanne Nwokeukwu
  27. Prince Orji Nwafor-Orizu
  28. Oluseun Takintayo Akinbiyi
  29. Olusegun Oyediran Fowowe
  30. Ibrahim Sani Mohammed
  31. Edmund Chinonye Obiagwu
  32. Sani Hussaini Garun-Gabbas
  33. Oba Maduabuchi
  34. Owoseni Nathaniel Ajayi
  35. Charles Chukwuma Oguejiofor.

In the academic category are;

  1. Dr Gani Adeyemi Oke
  2. Prof. Bolaji Olufunmileyi Owasanoye
  3. Prof. Joseph E.O Abugu
  4. Prof. Offornze Dike Amucheazi
  5. Prof. Olarewaju Adigun Fagbohun
  6. Prof. Adedeji Olusegun Adekunle
  7. Prof Adebambo Anthony Adewopo
  8. Prof Oladejo Justice Olowu
  9. Prof. Enefiok Effiong Essien
  10. Prof Oghenemaro Festus Emiri
  11. Prof. Muhammed Mustapha Akanbi
  12. Prof. Oluyemisi Bamgbose
  13. Prof Rasheed Jimoh Ijaodola
  14. Prof Sylvester Sadiq Shikyil
  15. Prof Alphonsus Okoh Alubo
  16. Prof Ikechi Chibuzo Mgbeoji
  17. Prof Sampson Ihesiene Erugo
  18. Prof James Ibhayanor Akhere
  19. Prof Mohammed Yusuf Yusuf
  20. Prof Damilola Sunday Olawuyi
  21. Prof. Oluyinka Osayame Omorogbe
  22. Prof. Mamman Lawan
  23. Prof Bankole Adekunle Sodipo
  24. Prof. Sani Muhammed Adam

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