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A Lawyer's Birthday Gift of Atonement

One of the anniversaries of life that I have grown to cherish is birthday.  The celebration of birthdays differ from person to person especially, with regard to the times and seasons.  Ladies are more particular about this day and will go all out to ensure that the day does not pass them by. Guys on the other hand need to be reminded almost every year about their birthday.

My most memorable birthday was marked with a hot beating from my dad for fighting with my elder sister which also coincided with the onset of my menstrual cycle about some twenty-three years ago. Wonder why I didn't receive a parcel but beating?

What will remain the most memorable birthday in the life of Lawyer Ayikwei Otoo, a member of the legal team of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Election Petition case at the Supreme Court of Ghana will be what was enacted today when he prayed the Presiding Judge to offer as a gift, his birthday as an atonement for the 'sins' of Lawyer Kwadwo Owusu-Afriyie, a…