Instagram comedian Nosa Afolabi popularly known as Lasisi Elenu has attracted the Nigerian Bar Association to himself for some of his skits using the profession’s regalia. Lasisi Elenu had shared one of the skits recently, asking that his fans tag lawyers and professionals of law.
Replying him, the Assistant National Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association Habeeb Lawal noted that Lasisi is a reference point to other comedians who use the profession’s regalia for their skits, saying if they must represent the profession, thry should don the regalia.
“Dear @lasisielenu, We’ve been tagged! We beg to use you as a point of reference to all other comedians. Lawyers have awesome sense of humour, as such we enjoy your jokes & appreciate the creativity. However, if you must represent our profession in your work, kindly ensure you properly adorn the wig, bip & gown.” Read also: My Daughter Was Used For Rituals – Ex-Ondo Governor Lasisi Oluboyo Breaks Silence
“We acknowledge your right of expression, but NOTE that we also reserve the rights to take all NECESSARY steps to guide against the ridicule of our noble profession and @NigBarAssocshall not hesitate to exercise those rights. In the likely event that you need a guide on how to make a joke about lawyers without ridiculing our appearance, here is a good guide“, he tweeted. Photos Credit: Twitter