Nigerian young lawyer expresses shock after knowing that his bolt driver is also a Lawyer

By: Sarkolee / April 23rd, 2022 / 90 views


Festus Ogun, a Nigerian barrister, has voiced concern on social media after learning that the Uber driver he requested is also a lawyer.

During the ride, the driver appears to have informed him that he is a lawyer who has decided to work as a cab driver.

After the journey, Ogun searched for the driver on the Nigerian Bar Association portal and discovered that he is a Supreme Court of Nigeria counsel, according to him.

He claimed that the fact that a lawyer has resorted to driving a cab is indication that things in the country are not going well.

The lawyer wrote this on his page :

My Uber driver yesterday is a lawyer. After payment, I went to search his name on NBA portal. Lo and behold, he’s a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria. It is not well.

I am not saying a lawyer doing Uber is bad. I’m simply saying learned counsel suspended law practice to focus on Uber. It is worrying.


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