Lawyer sues Rep Member for N19.5 million Professional fees
An Ibadan based legal practitioner, Bolaji Agoro, Esq. has filed a suit to recover his professional fees from a member of the House of Representatives, Hon. Sunday Adeyemi Adepoju aka Omoyin at the Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan.
According to the Suit filed on 27th November, 2018, the Claimant is praying the court for the payment of the sum of N19,500,000:00 (Nineteen Million Five Hundred Thousand Naira) Only being his unpaid professional fees for legal services rendered to the Defendant in Suit No. EPT/IB/NA/HR/2015 wherein judgment was delivered on 10th August, 2015 and Appeal No. CA/EPT/IB/8/2015 wherein judgment was delivered on 8th October, 2015.
By the claim filed by the Claimant’s Counsel, the claimant is also praying the court to award10% interest on the judgment debt until final liquidation by the Defendant.
The lawyer contended that the Rep member who is seeking to return to the House of Representatives for the third time has been avoiding him and refused to pay his fees after series of demand notices as well as bill of charges duly served on the Honourable. The case has been adjourned till 10/3/2019
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