First Bank’s first female chairperson, Ibukun Awosika who reacted to report of 113 female law students graduating with first class, corrected the future belongs to females impression.
A Twitter user who shared the report, had written;
Nigerian Law School 2018 Class produced 161 1st Class students. 113 were women. The future is female.
Reacting to the tweet, Ibukun Awosika wrote;
I truly hope the future is both. We don’t want to make the same mistake by just flipping the gender. We truly need both male and female working together to create a world that works for all of us.
Recall that the Nigerian Law School disclosed that 161 of the 5,846 candidates, who sat for the 2018 Bar Final Examination conducted in August, bagged First Class degrees. The feat was announced in the result breakdown, signed by the Director General of the Nigerian Law School, Isa Chiroma.
The 161 First Class degrees is the highest in the history of the school. The institution had 29 First Class graduates out of the 4,294 candidates who sat for the August 2017 bar examinations.
The Director-General of the school in 2017, Olanrewaju Onadeku, commended the 29 students; and noted that theirs was the highest number ever attained. However, as provided in the 2018 result break down, 5,846 students participated in the examination with 4,633 (79.25 per cent) candidates successful, 218 (3.73 per cent) with conditional pass, 965 (16.5 per cent) failed, and 30 (0.51 per cent) were absent.aso