Bawa Hails Elevation Of EFCC Prosecutors For SAN Rank

Bawa Hails Elevation Of EFCC Prosecutors For SAN Rank
  • PublishedOctober 1, 2022

Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa, has commended the Legal Practitioners’ Privileges Committee, LPPc, for elevating two staff and prosecutors in the EFCC, Sylvanus Tahir and Rotimi Oyedepo to the coveted rank of Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN.

He gave the commendation while commenting on the decision of the LPPC that approved the elevation of 62 lawyers, including two EFCC’s prosecutors, to the rank of SAN. He said that the LPPC acted rightly for recognising the sterling qualities of the two prosecutors, stressing that their elevation was well-deserved.

He particularly expressed delight with the standard of law library in the EFCC, which he described as well-equipped, competitive and second to none.

“We are committed to the development of legal practice in Nigeria through our painstaking equipping of our law library and adequate training of our lawyers. The LPPC has taken very informed decisions by the elevation of the two prosecutors. I’m positive that many more will still be elevated”, he said.

Tahir and Oyedepo, were, on Thursday, September 29, 2022 approved to be elevated to the rank of SAN.

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