It was a joyous moment on Wednesday in Abuja as indigenes of Imiegba community, Etsako East Local Government Area of Edo State, celebrated one of their own, Ibrahim Abdullahi, who was conferred with the prestigious title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN).
PlatinumPost reports that Abdullahi is an associate professor of law.
With his investiture of the rank of SAN, he is the first person in the entire North Ibie to attain the feat in the legal profession.
The elevation of the officer is on the heels of his outstanding contribution to the development of law in Nigeria, in addition to his enviable feats in the legal profession.
He was sworn in on Wednesday, 8th December, 2021 by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Muhammad, following recommendations and approval by the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee (LPPC).
Leadership of Imiegba community’s association and other well-wishes joined the legal luminary in the celebration (after the conferment of SAN title) that took place NAOWA Event Centre, Mambila/Gowon Barracks, Abuja, while torrents of congratulatory messages poured in from various social media platforms for the uncommon feat.