A Babcock University graduate of Law, Abiru Mayowa Mubashir was recently honoured for emerging the overall best at the 2019 Law School Bar Exams.Abiru, who made a Second Class Upper credit (2:1) from the private Christian co-educational university, owned and operated by the Seventh-day Adventist Church in Nigeria, was one of the 10 Babcock University alumni with a First Class grade at the Bar exams.
He went home with 11 awards, including Council of Legal Education Star Prize, Most Promising Graduate Student of the Year, Prize for First Class, Overall Best Student, Overall Best Male Student, Student of the Year, Overall Best in Corporate Law, Best Student of the Year, and 3rd Prize in Ethics Skills.
The University ranked third among universities that produced the highest number of students with First Class at the Bar exams this year, that saw over 5, 000 lawyer who passed the August 2019 exams called to Bar.
The University of Ibadan, led the roll call of highest number of graduands with first class, as it produced 26 out of 147. Coming a distant second was Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU) Ile-Ife, which produced 13 first class students, while University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) shared the third position with Babcock.