The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has congratulated Prof. Alphonsus Alubo and Paul Ogbole on their elevation as Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANs).
The governor’s congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued by his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase on Sunday in Makurdi.
NAN reports that the Chief Justice of Nigeria, will, on Monday, swear-in the 36 lawyers recently elevated to the rank of SANs.
He said: “Governor Samuel Ortom, on behalf of the government and people of Benue State, congratulates Prof. Alphonsus Alubo and Paul Ogbole, who will, on September 23, be sworn-in by the Chief Justice of Nigeria along with 34 other lawyers as Senior Advocates of Nigeria.”
Ortom expressed confidence in the capabilities of Ogbole and Alubo to serve as senior officers in the temple of justice.
He said that the elevation of the two lawyers was a confirmation of their pedigree and excellent performance.
The governor also congratulated other lawyers who would be inaugurated alongside Ogbole and Alubo.