A renowned legal practitioner, Barrister innocent Daagba, has been awarded by the Forum of Independent Media Practitioners of Nigeria (FIMPN)
presenting the award to him in his office in Abuja, the secretary of the forum Mr . Ogwaje Abraham stated that the gesture was occasioned by the achievements of the senior lawyer, Barr. Innocent to the legal profession and his selfless service which is unparalleled across the country.
Ogwaje added tha the law guru has written his name on the Guinness book of record as he has demonstrated severally in wining high profile cases across the country.
Reacting to the gesture,Barrister innocent while thanking the forum’s president and his management team for the honor bestowed on him, he added that among the numerous lawyers that handled high profile election petition cases he has been selected for the prestigious award, ‘in his words, “This is a first formal honor in recognition of my very little and modest contribution to the legal profession”.
He stated further that he has put in up to 31 years of active litigation in the country, as according to him, the award has put him on a sport light because to whom much is given much is expected, for him the law guru, law practice should be seen as an instrument of social engineering even as he advocated that the law should be used to tailor and change the society for good irrespective of what people are saying.