(2021) JELR 108949 (SC)    
Supreme Court  ·  SC.454/2018 ·  18 Jun 2021 ·  Nigeria
Mary Ukaego Peter-Odili Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria Kudirat Motonmori Olatokunbo Kekere-Ekun Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria Ejembi Eko Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria Ibrahim Mohammed Musa Saulawa Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria Adamu Jauro Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria

EJEMBI EKO, J.S.C. (Delivering the Leading Judgment): The appellant, a legal practitioner, was tried before the Legal Practitioners Disciplinary Committee (LPDC) and found guilty of infamous conduct. The LPDC thereafter, on 21st March, 2018, issued the following direction:

(i) That the 3 counts in the complaint are found proved against the respondent, Olayori Muyideen, Esq.

(ii) That you, Olayori Muyideen, is found guilty of infamous conduct in a professional sense punishable under Section 12(1)(ii) of the Legal Practitioners Act (Revised) as charged in all the 3 counts of the Complaint. We accordingly DIRECT THE CHIEF REGISTRAR OF THE SUPREME COURT OF NIGERIA as follows:

(iii) The name of the respondent Olayori Muyideen shall forthwith be STRUCK OFF the Roll of Legal Practitioners kept at the Supreme Court of Nigeria and shall cease from the date of this DIRECTION from carrying on the trade or business of a Legal Practitioner accordingly he is not to parade himself or allow himself to b…

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