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1,785 Nigerian law school graduates called to bar

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A total of 1,785 successful graduates of the Nigerian Law School were called to the bar on Tuesday.

The Director-General of the Nigerian Law School, Prof. Isa Hayatu (SAN), who spoke at the ceremony held at the Eagles Square, Abuja, said a total of 2,515 students sat the final bar examinations in January this year.

He added that 1,779 students passed the examinations while 736 others failed.

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Hayatu told the gathering that five of the candidates made First Class, 76 got Second Class Upper, 633 graduated with Second Class Lower Division, while 1,065 came out with a pass.

He said: “I am happy to affirm that they all exhibited good manners and decorum during their training. They have also been groomed in the best ethics and ethos of our noble profession.”

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