A total of 631 students of Nigerian Law School Abuja have failed the 2020 Bar Final Examinations

This was disclosed in a statement by the Director-General of the school , Prof. Isa Hayatu Chiroma SAN on Sunday in Abuja.

The statement said  the Council for Legal Education had a virtual meeting on Friday July 3, 2020, for consideration of the result of the Bar Final Examinations.

” The examinations were conducted in January 2020.A breakdown of the result approved and released by the Council for Legal Education showed that 631 out of 2515 candidates who sat for the examinations failed.

” A total of 1067 candidates had Pass, while 82 had Conditional Pass. 

The Director General said 17 candidates were absent  while results of 2 were withheld. However, 5 candidates made First Class, while 77 had Second Class Upper.

” A total of 633 candidates were graded in Second Lower Upper.
The statement indicated that screening and Call to Bar dates would be communicated accordingly ” The statement added.