Lawyer protests Supreme Court Judgement

Lawyer protests Supreme Court Judgement


Lawyer dressed like native doctor to protest Supreme Court Judgement

A Nigerian lawyer appeared in court dressed like a native doctor to protest a judgement of the Supreme Court which allowed muslims to wear jihab to school. The Court gave the ruling in respect of case affecting Lagos State, South-West Nigeria.

During a Supreme Court proceeding in Abuja on Thursday, a Nigerian lawyer stormed the venue dressed like a ‘juju priest’ The video showing how he entered in the traditional outfit has surfaced and sparked a debate on social media The human rights lawyer Chief Malcolm Omirhobo cited the judgement allowing hijabs to be used in schools and public places as the reason for his dressing.

Chief Malcolm Omirhobo, a human rights lawyer, caused an uproar at a Supreme Court, Abuja proceeding on Thursday as he arrived dressed like a native doctor. Photos and a video of him walking majestically in the traditional outfit have been circulated on social media and got many talking. Chief Malcolm Omirhobo dressed like a ‘juju priest.

Speaking with newsmen, the Lagos-based lawyer cited the Friday ruling which approved female Muslim students to wear hijab to schools in Lagos state. READ ALSO BREAKING: Ekweremadu, wife arrested in UK for bringing child for organ harvesting Read more:

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Kings UBA is a Nigerian journalist and writer. I have reported for major local and international news organisations. I write satire. In 2017, I started contributing stories primarily to Discover Africa News Network. I can be reached on I currently manage Discover Africa News social media handles