Nigeria’s Oldest SAN, Prof Oyewo Is Dead



The oldest Lawyer to earn the Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) title, Professor Ajagbe Toriola Oyewo has died at the age of 91.

He breathed his last today at the University College Hospital, Ibadan.

Prof. Oyewo was among the 72 legal practitioners elevated to the rank of SAN in October 2021.

At 90 years, the Erunmu-born Professor of Law who was also a traditional Chief in Ibadan, is regarded as the oldest lawyer to be awarded SAN.

Prof Ajagbe Toriola Oyewo, asides being a legal practitioner, was an expert in local government law and administration, a distinguished scholar, a teacher of teachers, and a socialite.

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