10 Popular Nigerian Celebrities Who Ended Up On Our TV Screens Instead Of The Court Room
No doubt the ultimate dream of any law student is to be called to the bar.
Being called to the bar is a legal term of art in most common law jurisdictions where people should be eligible to be admitted to court to plead on behalf of another party.
Being called to the bar is not child’s play, but some Nigerian celebrities were against the odds, abandoning their wigs to pursue their passions. Since most of these celebrities are currently doing very well in their various choices of entertainment niche, one begin to wonder if they would have been better or more successful if they had pursued the law career.
With this view lets take a look into the Nigerian entertainment industry to check out the Nigerian celebrities who have set aside their degrees in law to become entertainers.
1. Kenneth Okonkwo
The veteran Nigerian actor, Kenneth Okonkwo is a lawyer and politician who was born in Nsukka. He holds a degree in Business Administration from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Master’s degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the University of Lagos, Akoka.