It was a moment of celebration for the people of Niger Delta, especially the Itsekiri Nation and Omateye family of Bateren Community in Delta State as Ama Etuwewe was conferred Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) alongside 38 others.
The event which took place immediately after the 2019 Legal Year held in Abuja on Monday the 23rd of September, was greeted with lots of celebration as colleagues, clergies old friends and dignitaries from all works of life gathered at Sheraton Hotel Abuja in honour of the newly conferred SAN.
Some of the dignitaries in attendance were; His Excellency, the former governor of Delta State, Emmanuel Uduahagan who also doubled as the Chairman of the Occasion, Sen. Victor Ita-Enang. Others includes; The Olu of Warri, Nigeria Barr Association (Delta State) and many other dignitaries too numerous to mention.
Dr. Rolland Orisojafor one of the representatives of “Olu of Warri” described the newly sworn in SAN as a committed and focus legal practitioner. He expressed satisfaction over Etuwewe’s new title, noting that it is a pleasant thing for the Itsekiri people to see one of their son attaining such heights.
For Omene Precious, the confirmation of Etuwewe as a SAN is huge success to the famous old boys Association of Sapele. According to Honourable Precious, he is the first to attain such position since the school was founded in 1952.
On his part, the celebrant Ama Etuwewe (SAN) however thanked God for making it possible for his new title in the legal profession. He further thanked everyone who contributed to his success.
Narrating his story was another session of comics, humour and suspense which led to a minute silence in honour of his late father and father in-law for their immense support and contributions in mentoring him.
Celebrating with Etuwewe was his beloved wife and their four children. Reacting to the the historic event Miriam Etuwewe (one of the daughter) expressed gladness. She prayed for greater heights and more achievements in every of her Dad’s endeavours.
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