No fewer than 596 students failed to qualify for the Nigerian Bar this year; this is according to a summary of the final examination results conducted from April 22 to 28, released by the Nigerian Law School.
The Director-General, Nigerian Law School, Mr. Olanrewaju Onadeko, (SAN) said that 2, 125 students participated at the examinations while 1,393 were successful.
Apart from the 596 that failed, there were also 196 candidates with conditional Pass.
A further breakdown of the results showed that candidates with Pass accounted for 65.6 per cent, those with conditional Pass represented 6. 4 per cent, while those who failed were 28 per cent.
Meanwhile, Onadeko said that the ‘Call to the Bar’ ceremony for the successful candidates will hold on July 13 in Abuja.