I Called Myself To Bar – Says 50-Year Old Fake Lawyer

Posted on April 2, 2021


A 50-year old fake lawyer, Azeez Agboola, has confessed to the Police that he decided to register himself with the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA and started practising as a lawyer after he failed Law School examination severally.

P.M.EXPRESS reports that the suspect, Agboola, was arrested in Court at Agbara, Ogun State, inside the Courtroom while appearing as a Counsel before Chief Magistrate B. I. Ilo, at the Chief Magistrate Court in the industrial town.

Agboola was arrested after the Presiding Judge was suspicious of his manner of presentation in the Court.
The Judge invited the Police to arrest him in order to authenticate his claim of being a lawyer.

This was disclosed by the Ogun State Police Public Relations Officer, Abimbola Oyeyemi.

Oyeyemi said: “Upon his arrest, the suspect was personally interrogated by the DPO of Agbara Division, SP Dahiru Saleh”.

“He confessed that though he read Law in the university, he has not been called to Bar since he has not passed the Law School examination.”

Meanwhile, the Commissioner of Police, CP Edward Ajogun, has ordered that the suspect be charged to Court as soon as possible.

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