We Are Not Rogues, NBA Replies EFCC

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has condemned the statement credited to the chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, describing lawyers in the country as rogues.The NBA in a press statement signed by the NBA General Secretary, Isiaka Abiola Olagunju Esq. issued in Abuja, yesterday, called on the commission to withdraw the statement.Olagunju criticised the chairman of the anti-graft agency for using uncivil language of ‘rogues’ and vultures on lawyers who are doing their constitutional duties. (adsbygoogle=window.adsbygoogle||[]).push({});The General Secretary said, “The inaugural address of the NBA President was a statement of nearly 30 pages, which set his vision and direction of his programmes for the Nigerian legal profession.”