Omotola Ayokanmi, 47 has been sentenced to 3 years in prison for impersonation presented himself as a legal practitioner at a federal high court in Abeokuta, Ogun State on July 16.
Ayokanmi was accused of appearing before the federal high court as a counsel to move an application for bail.
Fortune Akhenegor, a police inspector and the prosecution counsel said;
“The judge found fault in his address to the court which made the judge interrogate him.
“He later confessed that he only had a diploma in law and had never been called to the bar. He confessed that he had been using his wife‘s gown who was called to bar in 2006, but not practising. The defendant has been practising since 2007.”
Ayokanmi who pleaded guilty to the charges was sentenced to three years in prison without an option of fine.
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