The Nigerian Law School has released summary of the final examination results conducted from April 22 to 28.
The Director-General, Nigerian Law School, Olarewaju Onadeko, made this known in a statement on Saturday.
He said that 2,125 students participated at the examinations while 1,393 were successful.
According to him, candidates with conditional Pass were 196 while 596 failed.
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.
Mr. Onadeko said that the ‘Call to the Bar’ ceremony for the successful candidates will hold on July 13 in Abuja.
The result is the worst in at least one year.
The August/September 2016 law school examination recorded 17.8 per cent failure rate.
A similar examination conducted in April 2016 recorded 23.6 per cent failure rate, as 709 candidates out of 3, 056 of those who sat for that batch of the final examination, did not make the pass mark.
Potential candidates to the bar must sit and pass the final examination by the school, while complying with other provisions of the Legal Practitioners Act to be qualified for the call to bar.
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