School of Law mass failure as a result of lack of attention to language – Ndebugri

School of Law mass failure as a result of lack of attention to language – Ndebugri

- A private Legal Practitioner, has attributed the mass failure recorded over the years at the law school entrance exam to alot of factors

- According to him, the people who sit for the examination lack attention and use a lot of 'computer language.'

- He urged the students to brace the fact that they have failed the examinations

A private Legal Practitioner, John Ndebugri, has attributed the mass failure recorded over the years at the law school entrance exam to alot of factors

According to him, the people who sit for the examination, who he prefers to call the computer generation lack attention and use a lot of 'computer language.'

Speaking on the Eyewitness News, Ndebugri however urged the students to brace the fact that they have failed the examinations because of their lack of attention and the useage of too many computerised english.

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“The mass failure we are facing today can be attributed to a lack of attention to language. People are now using computer English. You can’t speak computer English in law school and [expect to] pass, you can’t write computer English–I dey do this, I dey do that, using abbreviations which have no meanings,” he said.

He also stated that the advocates for a reformed legal education system were only promoting a model that woild support the mass production of lawyers; a situation that must be avoided.

Over 90 percent of students who sat for this year’s Ghana School of Law entrance examination failed to make the cut for admission.

Results showed that of the 1,820 candidates who sat for the entrance exams, only 128, representing 7 percent passed.

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In other news, National Organiser of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Sammi Awuku, has paid tribute to the late Henry Agyepong Mensah.

Mr Awuku joined other executives of the party to pay their last respects to the deceased during his final funeral rites.

The NPP National Organiser was accompanied by the MP for Ayawaso West Wuogon constituency, Hon. Lydia Seyram Alhassan and Dr. Kofi Konadu Apraku.

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