9th December, 2021
By Lizzy Okoji
Governor Yahaya Bello has congratulated illustrious Kogi indigenes who made the list of legal luminaries conferred with the honour of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
In a statement by his Chief Press Secretary Mr Muhammed Onogwu, the governor lauded the new SANs for making the state proud in their profession.
According to him, seven indigenes of Kogi were among the 72 lawyers conferred with the title at a ceremony at the Supreme Court, Abuja.
He said that for the citizens to have made the list of the conferment showed that they had distinguished themselves in the legal profession over the many years of their practice.
While rejoicing with the legal luminaries, family members and well-wishers, Bello urged them to continue to make the state proud in the discharge of their legal services to the country.
Bello also congratulated the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Tanko Muhammed, and the entire Nigerian judiciary for the successful conferment of SAN titles on the deserving citizens and the commencement of the new legal year.