The suit filed by Mrs Chidinma Udebuani against Chairman Body of Benchers & 6 Ors, had been reassigned from the vacation judge that heard the matter to to Hon. Justice A.O Ebong sitting in Kuje.
The matter was called up for mention but no representation from the defendants.
M.O.Ochili, Esq announced appearance for the claimant and informed the court that the he needs time to serve some of the defendants.
In regards to the above, the court considered the request and adjourned the matter for further mention, on 19th of January,2023.
The suit, is brought via Originating Summon, supported by 33 paragraph affidavit, deposed to by the claimant and relying on all the paragraphs, want the court to;
A DECLARATION OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT that the call to Nigerian Bar of candidates presided over by the 2nd defendant be declared null and void and of no effect.
iii. A DECLARATION OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT that the action of 2nd defendant refusing to step aside after being served with letter from the 4th defendant amounts to total disrespect and disdain to the office of the president of Nigerian Bar Association and the entire members of the Nigerian Bar Association
iv. AN ORDER OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT ordering the 2nd defendant to vacate forth with his seat as the chairman of the 1st defendant.
v. AN ORDER OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT directing the vice chairman of the 1st defendant to sign the certificate of call to Bar of the new lawyers and declaring all the actions of the 2nd defendant void and of no effect from 20th day of July, 2022.
vi. AN ORDER OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT mandating the 6th defendant to conduct a thorough investigation with media coverage over the alleged subversion of justice and procurements of judgment by the law firm of the 2nd defendant.
vii. AN ORDER OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT mandating the 7th defendant to review all the cases won by the law firm of the 2nd defendant in the last Ten (10) years using the ones mentioned in the 3rd defendants e-mail as a guide.
viii. AN ORDER OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT compelling the 4th defendant to give exemplary honorary award in her annual conference on Mr. Odein Ajumogbobia, SAN for being a true bar Man
ix. AN ORDER OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT commending the 30th president of the 4th defendant for his dynamic leadership and standing firm in defence of the Noble profession.
x. AN ORDER OF THIS HONOURABLE COURT restraining the 1st, 5th and 8th Defendants from interfering with the statutory duties of the 6th defendant in investigating the criminal aspect of the matter.