The Nigerian Law School on Tuesday announced that 1,550 students were successful after the April 2018 Bar final examinations while their success rate is put at 68.6 per cent.
The school also called to the Bar 12 other graduates from the previous 2018 final examinations.
The Director- General (DG) of the school, Prof. Isa Ciroma disclosed this at the July Call to Bar ceremony for the successful candidates in Abuja
The summary of the examinations showed that two, out of the 1, 550 made second class lower while others had pass mark.
He said that the performance was justified following the approval of the Council of Legal Education that re-sit students for the final Bar examinations must undertake two months revision exercise for eligibility to write the examination.
While presenting the candidates, he said that they took the prescribed examinations as well as the dining terms and met all required conditions set by the Council of Legal Education.
“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,” he said.
The director-general said that the members of staff of the school had closely monitored the aspiring lawyer during their training and their records, perused by the screening committee and found them worthy to be called to the Bar.
He congratulated the graduating students and called on them to make the best use of the profession while ensuring strict adherence to the norms of the practice and ethics.