Supreme Court swears in72 New Senior Advocates Of Nigeria


By Mukwuzi Joseph

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has sworn in 72 new Senior Advocates of Nigeria, the ceremony was conducted by the next most Senior Justice of the Supreme Court, Justice Bode Rhodes Viviour following the absence of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Tanko Muhammad.

The reason for Justice Muhammad’s absence was not disclosed as the event began immediately with the administering of oaths to the new SANs.

The investiture of new SANs is normally held during the ceremony marking the commencement of a new 2020/202 Legal Year of the Supreme Court, and has always been presided by the sitting Chief Justice of Nigeria.

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