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Record Maker: Meet The Youngest Nigerian Lawyer Who Was Called To Bar

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Record Maker: Meet The Youngest Nigerian Lawyer Who Was Called To Bar

Leshi Adebayo

It has come to the notice of the Nigerian populace of a young girl named Esther Chukwuemeka who was called to bar at the young age of 20 on 28, July 2021. Making her the youngest Nigerian to be a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

Barrister Esther Chukwuemeka

Barrister Esther Chukwuemeka

The young barrister is from Okigwe, Imo State was said to have finished her secondary school education at the age of 13 and got admission into Abia State University (ABSU) where she was denied admission due to underage reasons.

After Esther was denied admission into ABSU, her father sent her to India to study Law where she graduated with flying colours. After her university education in India, she returned to Nigeria to study at the Nigerian Law School for her Bar Part 1 programme. This was a compulsory requirement for all students from foreign universities.

Barrister Esther Chukwuemeka

Barrister Esther Chukwuemeka

Esther Chukwuemeka wrote the Bar Final exam and was successful. Now, she has been called to bar as a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.

This is no doubts, a milestone for the young lady and many to come.

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