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Lawyer Resigns From Efcc To Join #Endsars Legal Team

A legal practitioner Mr. U D Akpan Esq. has resigned his position with the EFCC legal team, sighting corruption, nepotism, bribery and injustice in the anti-graft agency.

According to Standard Daily Times, Mr. Akpan wrote: “At 70 and 80yrs they are afraid to die but they send the armed forces to kill Nigerian youth.

“This is to inform you that I have disengaged my services to EFCC to join the legal team of the ongoing #EndSars Movement. This decision is not unconnected to the ugly experiences i have had within the Commission and the outright domination of one ethnic group in the affairs of Nigeria.

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Many reforms need to be carried out to push Nigeria out of the dungeons of mediocre leaders, nepotism and religious jingoists. I became a lawyer to defend the people, not to join the government to victimise them. Keeping quiet in the face of oppression does not suit my style. I am back to my turf.” said Akpan



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