Godwin Agabi (SAN)replaces Mike Ozekhome as Nnamdi Kanu lead lawyer

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Kanu Godwin Agabi, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) has been appointed as the lead counsel to the embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Mazi Nnamdi Kanu.

Toptrends leant a family source announced the appointment of the new lead counsel on Thursday ahead of Nnamdi Kanu’s appearance before the Supreme Court in Abuja.

Agabi, a former Senator was also the president of Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has over 40 years legal experience under his belt. In 1997 he served two-terms as the federation’s Attorney General.

Agabi as a Minister of Justice, distinguished himself as Nigeria’s Chief Legal Officer and top attorney in the country.

On September 15, 1997, Agabi was named a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. He attempted to run for governor of Cross River State in the elections of April 1999, that brought Donald Duke as governor.

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