No less than 55 names, that belongs to some students of the Council for Legal Education have been published by the Council for reportedly going against the policy of the Nigerian Law School.
These ones wiill have to wait a year more while their mates are being called to bar, just because of this. and their being called to bar must be upon their participation in a dinner to be organised by the council in the nearest future.
Their names were released in and their offence was that they failed to meet the school’s dinning terms.
According to The Nigeria Lawyer, “the students were said to have arrived late for the dinner which was the third for the session. This action by the students was reported to have been a breach of the guidelines set by the Body of Benchers before a person can be called to the Nigerian Bar.
“The guidelines state that a student shall (compulsory) attend all dinning terms fixed by the authorities and anyone who misses such important dinners shall not be eligible for the Nigerian Bar in other words shall not be fit and proper to practice law in Nigeria.”
The report said the release by the Nigerian Law School further said that the students “shall not be eligible for the call to bar ceremonies holding in Abuja at the international conference centre (Abuja). This means they would be eligible for another call to bar ceremony to be held sometime next year upon attending a dinner to be stipulated by the body.”
Here is a list of some of the affected students:
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