A accomplice in the legislation firm of Wole Olanipekun & Co., Ms Adekunbi Ogunde, accused of violating the rule of notice by the Nigerian Bar Affiliation, on Wednesday, took a hump away of absence from dazzling notice.
Ogunde had, on June 20, solicited a short from SAIPEM Contracting Nigeria Ltd, which had already engaged the legislation firm of Henry Ajumogobia, SAN. This ended in the NBA’s name for disciplinary action in opposition to her by the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee.
In a assertion entitled, ‘My email correspondence of June 20, 2022, and subsequent events,’ Ogunde stated contrary to a pair folks’s beliefs, the firm had taken disciplinary action in opposition to her.
She also expressed be apologetic about that her assertion of June 27, where she owned up and clarified that the firm’s founding accomplice, Wole Olanipekun, SAN, and others didn’t discover out about her action didn’t douse tensions.
The felony legitimate added that even if it might per chance perchance well well appear that remedial action had no longer been taken by herself or the firm “by manner of self-discipline, education, reform and rehabilitation pertaining to me. I admire to reveal that the firm took such steps but did no longer have confidence its actions might per chance well quiet be for the media’s consideration.
She stated that after intensive session with her household and the firm and totally examining the field, she is quitting legislation notice for a whereas.
Ogunde stated, “I will have a hump away of absence from dazzling notice and come by fascinated by community and social work pro bono, with a couple of chosen NGOs. I will be succesful to even, for the duration of this time, endure needed courses to equip myself better in dealing with legitimate and lifestyles points.”
Ogunde added that she “will return to dazzling notice after some time, in session with my folks, senior colleagues and effectively-wishers.”