By Alex Enumah in Abuja
Five students bagged first class in the January 2020 final exams of the Nigerian Law School.
The five students were among the 2,515 students who sat for the bar exams conducted in January this year, the Council of Legal Education, said over the weekend.
According to the statement while a total of 1, 864 students passed in the exam, 632 were however not successful.
A breakdown of the results showed that outside the First Class students, 77 others came out with Second Class Upper, 633 with Second Class Lower, 1,067 with Pass and 82 with Conditional Pass.
“Candidates graded in First Class are 5, Second Class Upper 77, Second Class Lower are 633, those who got pass marks are 1,067 and those with Conditional Pass are 82.
“632 candidates failed the examination, 17 were absent and 2 results are withheld”, Professor Isa Chiroma, Director General of the Council said in the statement.
Chiroma further explained that only 0.2 per cent made First Class, 3.06 per cent made Second Class Upper, 25.17 per cent made Second Class Lower and 42.42 per cent passed.
He said other performances include a 3.26 per cent for those with conditional pass, 25.12 per cent failed the examinations, 0.7 per cent were absent and 0.8 per cent results are being withheld.
He also said that screening and Call to Bar ceremony dates for the successful candidates would be communicated in due course.