22% fail Bar exam as Nigerian Law School releases results

The Nigerian Law School has released the results of its examination conducted in August.

Chinedu Ukekwe, the school’s head of information and protocol, said this in a statement on Saturday.

He said out of the 5,891 candidates who participated in the exams, 1,272 failed, a six per cent increase in performance when compared with the last exam.

He said while 4,285 were successful, 334 emerged with conditional pass.

29 students were graded first class; 211, second class upper; 1,046, second class lower while 2,999 came out with pass, the statement showed.

A further breakdown of the results showed that candidates with pass accounted for 72.7 per cent, those with conditional pass represented 5.7 per cent, while 21.6 per cent failed.

Ukekwe also said the ‘Call to the Bar’ ceremony for the successful candidates will hold on November 28 and 29 in Abuja.

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