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    First Attorney General in Nigeria – Rotimi Williams


    first nigerian solicitor to supreme court - Rotimi Williams[KiwiClickToTweet tweet=”Frederick Rotimi Williams is the first attorney general in Nigeria” quote=”Frederick Rotimi Williams is the first attorney general in Nigeria”].

    In 1957, F. R. Williams was made Western Region’s Attorney General making him the first Nigerian to be an attorney general.

    He was one of the first two Nigerians made Queen’s Counsel in 1958, a title bestows on distinguished lawyer by Queen of England and it is honour similar to Nigerian SAN.

    another first for him, as he was one of the first two Nigerians to be made one.


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