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Hijab Crisis: Lawyer Wears Pastoral Robe To Anambra Court

Lawyer Wears Pastoral Robe To Anambra Court Days After Colleague Appeared Like ‘Juju Priest’ In Abuja, Lagos Courts
However, the proceedings were disrupted as the magistrate, CB Mbaegbu, objected to his dressing, adding that he could not appear in such regalia as a defence counsel.

Goshen, in return, disagreed with the magistrate, citing the recent Supreme Court judgement that gave female students the backing to wear hijab in public schools as a precedent.

He also insisted that it was his right, adding that the objection by the Magistrate was an infringement on his fundamental rights as enshrined in Section 38 of the 1999 Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Meanwhile, as both parties refused to shift ground, the Magistrate rose, thereby forcing the court to dismiss immediately.

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