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CJN to inaugurate new SANs November 28
By: News Editor
Mon, 17 Oct 2022   ||   Nigeria, Abuja

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Olukayode Ariwoola will on November 28 swear-in the 62 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs) whose appointment was announced on September 29 this year.
The Supreme Court’s Director of Information, Dr. Festus Akande, disclosed this in a statement on Monday.
Akande noted that the event was earlier scheduled for November 21, but was shifted to accommodate other activities of the Court.
He said; ‘’The swearing-in ceremony is one of the several programmes planned to formally usher-in the 2022/2023 legal year of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.’’
“Going by our age-long tradition, during such programmes, the Honourable Chief Justice of Nigeria, will deliver a state-of-the Judiciary address which is ostensibly to highlight the performance of the Supreme Court, and by extension, the Nigerian Judiciary in the outgoing 2021/2022 legal year.''
“It will be recalled that out of the 174 applicants for the Rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria in 2022, 62 were successful at the end of the rigorous exercise. Out of this number, 53 are advocates while 9 are academics.''
“The earlier announced date of 21st November, 2022 to swear-in the newly appointed Senior Advocates had to be shifted to the new date of 28th November, 2022 in order to accommodate other programmes slated for the court’s new legal year.’’


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