Twenty persons passed with first class out of a tota of 4, 350 successful candidates who participated in the March 2021 Bar Final Examination of the Nigeria Law School.
The Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Prof. Isa Ciroma disclosed this while presentating the successful candidates for July 2021 Call to the Nigerian Bar, to the Body of Benchers on Wednesday in Abuja.
Ciroma said that a total of 5, 770 candidates sat for the March 2021 Bar Final Examination.
” Total number of candidates who participated in the examination were 5, 770 and out of the number, 4, 350 candidates were successful with 20 recording first class”, he said.
He said that the figures represented 75 per cent success of the final examination.
Ciroma assured that the institution shall continue to remain the gate keepers of law profession, adding “as teachers, and administrators, we will continue to uphold the standard and integrity of the Bar.”
” The practice of Law is not a right but a privilege.
” It is a privilege that can be lost should you fail to live up the requisite professional standards imposed upon you by virtue of your entry into the community of lawyers”, he said.
RhodesVivour hinted that his committee had from January to July, disbarred six lawyers, suspended some following none adherence to the laid down rules.
“Be of good behavior in the course of your operations and abide by the ethics and values of the profession, to avoid being brought before the committee”, he advised.
Rhodes-Vivour also encouraged the graduates to continue to read and update their knowledge on both statute and case law in order to grow in the profession. (NAN)