A lawyer, Habeeb Lawal wrote has threatened popular comedian, Lasisi Elenu with legal actions after his viral video imitating lawyers.
Habeeb Lawal Esq who happens to be the Assistant National Publicity Secretary of the Nigerian Bar Association, took to Twitter to react to the video.
According to him, Lawyers have high sense of humor, however if he wants to imitate them, he should dress properly. He wrote;
“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 works
“kindly ensure you properly adorn the wig, bip & gown. 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 @NigBarAssoc shall 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.”