MEET BARR NSIKAK AKAI, LAWYER WHO TOOK AKWA IBOM GOVERNMENT TO COURT AND WON
MEET BARR NSIKAK AKAI
Little has been said or known of Barr. Nsikak Akai, the Principal counsel of NSIKAK AKAI AND ASSOCIATES, the lawyer who challenged the constituted Caretaker committee in Local Government Councils in Akwa Ibom State.
Its no longer news that Justice Ezekiel Enang of Abak High court 1 ordered the dissolution of the constituted local government caretaker council in Akwa Ibom State.
While giving the judgment in a suit HA/26/2016, the court held that it was unlawful for the Governor of Akwa Ibom State to appoint persons as caretaker committee chairmen and members for the 31 local government areas of the state.
This case emanted from NSIKAK AKAI AND ASSOCIATES Chambers led by Barr. Nsikak Akai.
Now let’s meet Barr. Nsikak Akai
Barr Nsikak Akai is the Principal counsel at NSIKAK AKAI & ASSOCIATES (Oasis Chambers), a leading law firm in Abak Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. He is a core litigation lawyer with specialty in constitutional law, human rights and criminal litigation. He has a team of Six (6) young, intelligent and vibrant lawyers.
Nsikak Akai, Esq. is an indigene of Ekpene-obo village, Esit Eket Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. He attended Government Primary School, 1, Ikot Ekpene where he obtained his first school leaving certificate. Upon completing his secondary education at the prestigious State College, Ikot Ekpene, Barr Akai proceeded to the Akwa Ibom State College of Education, Afaha Nsit where he obtained his NCE from the department of Political Science/English.
The quest for further educational attainment, saw Nsikak Akai, Esq at the Faculty of Law, University of Jos, Jos, Plateau State were he bagged his LLB Hons in 2011. He was called to the Nigerian Bar in 2012 having satisfactorily completed his compulsory bar part 2 examinations at the Lagos Campus of the Nigerian Law School.
Nsikak Akai, Esq immediately after his call and enrolment as a solicitor and advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, began law practice with the law firm of Nwoko & Co situate in Uyo. In May of 2016, he left the services of Nwoko & Co and established NSIKAK AKAI & ASSOCIATES. He is a member of the Uyo branch of the NBA.
POSITIONS OF RESPONSIBILITY HELD
Nsikak Akai, Esq has held lots of leadership responsibilities chiefly amongst which are:
(1) Secretary, Esit Eket Student’s Association, COE, chapter.
(2) President, Esit Eket Student’s Association, COE, chapter.
(3) Secretary, NAAKISS Electoral Committee, COE, chapter.
(4) Secretary, NAAKISS Unijos Chapter.
(5) President, NAAKISS, Unijos Chapter.
(6) Secretary, Akwa Ibom Students Forum, Lagos Law School.
(7) Publicity Secretary, Abak Lawyers Forum.
Barr Akai is married happily to the beautiful wife of his youth, Abasifreke Nsikak Akai and the union has to God’s glory, produced two lovely children.