Mass failure in Nigerian Law School, 29 make first class
A cross section of Nigerian Lawyers. Pic NAN
London, Oct. 21, 2017 (AltAfrika)-The Nigerian Law School on Saturday released the summary of the final examination results conducted in August with about 21% failing to make required grade
News Agency of Nigeria is quoting Mr Chinedu Ukekwe, Head of Information and Protocol of the Nigerian Law School saying 1,272 candidates failed out of a total of 5, 891 that participated in the examinations.
According to him, 29 students made First Class, 211 Second Class Upper, 1, 046 Second Class Lower.
He said 2, 999 got a Pass, while 334 came out with conditional Pass.
In all, 4, 285 candidates were successful and will be called to the Nigerian Bar.
A further breakdown of the results showed 72.7 per cent passed, while those with conditional Pass represented 5. 7 per cent.
The candidates who failed represented 21.6 per cent.
The ‘Call to the Bar’ ceremony for the successful candidates will hold on Nov. 28 and 29 in Abuja.