Twenty nine students have bagged first class in the final examination of the Nigerian Law School, even as 1,272 candidates failed, out of a total of 5,891 that participated in the examinations.
Head of Information and Protocol of the Nigerian Law School, Chinedu Ukekwe, who made this known in the results of the examination released today, Saturday, said that 211 students made Second Class Upper while 1,046 made Second Class Lower.
He said that 2,999 got a Pass while 334 got a Conditional Pass, adding that in all, 4,285 candidates were successful and will be called to the Nigerian Bar.
Further breakdown of the results showed that 72.7 percent of the students passed, while those that passed with conditions represented 5.7 percent. The candidates who failed represented 21.6 percent.
Ukekwe said in the statement that the ‘Call to the Bar’ ceremony for the successful candidates will hold on November 28 and 29 in Abuja.[myad]