Meet Nigeria Youngest Lawyer
Esther Chukwuemeka has been tagged the youngest Nigerian lawyer to be called to Bar.
She was called to bar on Wednesday, July 28, at the age of 20, according to Barrister NG.
The girl, from Okigwe, Imo State, finished her secondary school at the age of 13 and got admission into ABSU, but the school denied her the admission citing that she’s underage.
Her father then sent her to India to study Law and she graduated in flying color’s after which she returned to Nigeria for Law School.
She wrote the Bar final exam and was among the successful students.
According tho reports gathered she is currently 19 years old.
Emmanuel Almand Paragon Mbong wrote on Facebook;
“AND SHE BROKE THE ACADEMIC RECORD
……….She is now a full fleged barrister
Esther Chukwuemeka was only thirteen years old as at the time she wrote her senior secondary school certificate examination.
When the result was finally out, the whiz kid came out in flying colours. She then sat for JAMB examination and was given admission at Abia State University. She was denied her quick pursuit of the golden fleece, on the grounds that she was still underaged.
Her ambitious father took up the gauntlet, defied this impediment and sent him to the second most highly populated country in the world, India to read her dream course, law.
She came out unscathed within the record time, came back to Nigeria, enrolled for the mandatory Nigeriian Law School examination.
Today , She is being called to the bar with the appellation of a Solicitor and Advocate of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
Barrister Esther Chukwuemeka has indeed entered the history books as one of the youngest lawyers in the country today.