Lawyer slumps, dies outside courtroom in Rivers

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A lawyer slumped and lost consciousness outside a courthouse in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers state.

Eze Agala, a legal practitioner from Ibaa in Emohua LGA, slumped as he stepped outside the Magistrate Court building on Moscow Road in Port Harcourt.

He was immediately taken to the police clinic, where he was pronounced dead.

The leadership of the NBA’s Port Harcourt branch has yet to react, but Felix Ashimole, another lawyer in the state, purported to confirm the occurrence in a WhatsApp message posted across various platforms in the state.