Lawyers ask judge to stop human rights advocate from appearing in court with spiritual healer attire

By , K24 Digital
On Thu, 30 Jun, 2022 08:00 | < 1 min read
Lawyer Malcom Omoirhobo in court with traditional healer attire PHOTO/Courtesy

Members of the Nigerian legal profession have made a case for human rights lawyer, Malcolm Omoirhobo, to be stopped from appearing in traditional regalia during court proceedings.

The barrister stormed the Federal high court in Abuja in continuation of him exercising his right to openly express his religious beliefs.

However, when his case was mentioned, the presiding Judge, Tijani Ringim, queried his mode of grooming and asked him to pick a date to tell the court his justification for dressing in that manner.

Meanwhile, a Lagos -based lawyer, Abdullai Tony Dania also opposed Omoirhobo’s mode of appearance, and he was joined by two other legal practitioners, Festus Afeidyon and Mohammed Adams who said it was an attempt to ridicule the legal profession.

A video from the courtroom which captured the drama that ensued has surfaced on the internet.

Watch the video HERE