Man bags nine years jail term for faking as a lawyer

Mon Feb 10th, 2020 - Ekiti

A 37-year-old graduate of Estate Management at the Federal Polytechnic, Ado-Ekiti, Melvin Oromidayo, has been sentenced to nine years imprisonment by an Ipetumodu Magistrate’s Court in Osun State for impersonating a lawyer.

Oromidayo was said to have been practising law and handling cases at different courts for unsuspecting members of the public for over a year before he was apprehended at the Ipetumodu court while appearing for an accused person.

The Police Prosecutor, ASP Joseph Adebayo, informed the court that Oromidayo was arrested on January 20, at Ipetumodu Magistrate’s Court, Ipetumodu, Ife North Local Government Area of Osun while handling a case as a lawyer.




source: Guardian