In a judgment delivered by the Federal High Court in suit No. FHC/AB/FHR/57/20 between Olumide Babalola and Attorney General of the Federation, the court held that:
“Having stated this, I have no choice but to firmly hold that Article 1(7) of the COVID-19 Regulation is plain and unambiguous as to what are and what not essential services is. Legal service with the context of the Regulation is essential service”
The judgment was delivered on the 4th day of December 2020 in Abeokuta, Ogun State.