AYOBODE O. LOKULO-SODIPE, J.C.A.(Delivering the Lead Ruling): This Ruling is in respect of the motions brought by the 1st and 3rd Respondents respectively, and the objections filed by the Petitioner in relation to the said motions.
It is on record that counsel for the Petitioner, Chief A. A. Owuru walked out on this Honourable Court in the middle of proceedings on 19/10/2009. This was after the Court indicated that it would hear together, the motions of the 1st and 3rd Respondents and objections of the Petitioner in respect of the said motions.
I cannot but say that this act, in itself, is reprehensible and an aberration in this most noble and indeed, conservative profession and a clear negation of professional ethics as codified. It shows an absence of honour, integrity and all other requisite virtues that keep a legal practitioner honourable and within the bounds of the ethics of the profession.
I make bold to say that law practice is a preserve of individuals with both an innate an…