1,864 law students pass final bar exams



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By Emmanuel Olorunsola

The Council of Legal Education has declared that 1,864 students of the Nigerian Law School passed the Bar Final Examinations conducted in January this year with 5 First Class students.

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The council, while releasing the results, said that a total of 2,515 students participated in the final examinations.

The Director-General of the School, Prof. Isa Hayatu Chiroma (SAN) stated, while speaking to newsmen, that the performance of the students was outstanding.

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He added that among the 1, 864 students who were successful, only  five  made First Class while 632 others failed the examinations.

“Candidates graded in First Class are 5, Second Class Upper 77, Second Class Lower 633, those who got pass marks are 1,067 and those with Conditional Pass are 82.

“632 candidates failed the examination, 17 were absent and 2 results are withheld.”

Chiroma further explained that only 0.2 per cent made First Class, 3.06 per cent made Second Class Upper, 25.17 per cent made Second Class Lower and 42.42 per cent passed.

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He said other performances include a 3.26 per cent for those with a conditional pass, 25.12 per cent failed the examinations, 0.7 per cent were absent and 0.8 per cent results are being withheld.

He said that the screening performance  was outstanding, adding that the Call to Bar ceremony dates for the successful candidates would be communicated in due course.