In his efforts to ensure his constituents that cannot afford to pay lawyers when they have legal issues are represented, the lawmaker representing Egbeda/Ona Federal Constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon Akin Alabi, has made provision for free legal services for them.
These legal issues range from police brutality to issues arising from their places of work among others.
The lawmaker described the provision of the free legal services, tagged ‘Better Call Akin’, as one of his favourite projects.
Speaking on the achievements of the initiative, Hon Alabi said: “I am proud to say we have achieve massive results.
“One particular case comes to mind. There is this young man who was owed two years salary and was then fired. We took the company to court and the court ruled that he must be paid. Now he has received the money he was owed and he is happy. Eleven people a company cheated, we have recovered their unpaid salaries for them.”
Over 100 cases has been handled free by lawyers representing ‘Better Call Akin.’
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