720 Intending Lawyers Fail Bar Final Examination

 The Council of Legal Education has disclosed that out of a total of 3, 056 candidates that participated in the April 2016 Bar final examination, 720 of them failed.

The Council, through a statement that was signed by the Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Mr. O. A. Onadeko, said the result reflected 23.6 per cent failure.

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However, a further breakdown of the result showed that whereas a total of 2, 232 of the candidates passed the Bar final resit examination, representing 73.0 per cent, 104 candidates secured conditional pass representing 3.4 per cent.

According to the statement, call to Bar ceremonies for the successful candidates is scheduled to hold on  July 12  in Abuja.


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