By Azige Duglu
The 18 indigens of Eggon community of Nasarawa State who were wrongfully accused and charged for arson by the Lagos State Government were discharged yesterday 19th February, 2020.
But the release didn’t just come, it was fearlessly fought for and secured by a few individuals led by an indefatigable abusite, barrister Clement Benjamin who took up their defense pro bono Publico.
Who is Barr. Clement Benjamin
Barr. Clement Benjamin is a brilliant young Abusite lawyer based in Lagos. He hails from Duglu in Jenkwe Development Area, of Obi Local Government Council of Nasarawa State.
He attended Local Government primary school Ikeja, Victory Secondary school Ikeja Lagos, and the prestigious Ahmadu Bello University (ABU) Zaria where he graduated as one of the best students in 2009 and He did his mandatory one-year NYSC with the Lagos State Ministry of Justice.
From 2011 to date Barr. Clement Benjamin as been one of the best lawyers from Nasarawa state practicing in Lagos State. He is the lead counsel of No Limit Legal Partners based in Lagos State.
By what he has done to the indigenes of the state in Lagos State, indigenous of calling on the attention of the Nasarawa state Government to appreciate the young Lawyer from the state who has done similar acts on several occasions.
Recall that 18 indigenes of the Eggon community of Nasarawa who are mostly “Okada riders” were arrest and charged by the Lagos state government for Arson.
May God continue to bless you with more knowledge to render service to Humanity.
By Azige Duglu