Everyone calls them lawyers. Quite broad in their specialisation, they give legal advice, prepare legal documents and represent people in courts of law. With the wigs and gowns, they have presented themselves before eminent members of the Bench. They are quick to dole out their complimentary cards to unsuspecting members of the public, who perceive them to be solicitors. But they are not.
The Nigerian Court is not only battling with fake lawyers, This time is some one parading herself as a lawyer with fake bar certificate. From the twitter handle of Prof. Chidi Odinkalu, the former Chairman of Human Right Commission is seen a copy of fake certificate which he described as DREADFULLY FAKE.
Some1 has been parading this document as certificate of Call to the Nigerian Bar. It's dreadfully fake…! pic.twitter.com/7RMZ5TDSIO
— Chidi Odinkalu (@ChidiOdinkalu) November 12, 2016