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Demysting the study of  Law the  case of  A 23 year old  lawyer

The  58th  call   to  the  Bar which was  recently  held  at the   International  conference  center in  Accra  had  278  lawyer called   to the  Bar ,it is  expected that these fresh  lawyer’s  commence their  pupillage  and subsequent begin to practice as full fledged legal  professional.

Among the newly  enrolled  lawyers is a  23 year old  Akua  Nyantakyiwaa  Sarpong who defined  all odds  as a  female  and   one  of the  youngest among the  cohorts  to set a very  impressive record as the best student in  interpretation of  Deed  and statutes  her case typifies the demystification of the  legal profession which many people including prospective  applicants see as a  no go area  for  young people and that  it is a  preserve for the grey  haired and the experienced.
Having gone through her academic  journey from  Tanoso   Adventist  preparatory school through to  kumasi  Wesley Girl’s  high school land  finally  Kwame  Nkrumah  University of  science and   technology to  pursue the LLB  in 2019  programme. Nyantakyiwaa  was adjudged the best  graduating female student   at end of the  LLB in  2019 .she sat for the  entrance  examination for the  professional  Law  programme and  went through  successful to be counted among the  128  applicants who were  admitted out of almost 2000 candidate who sat for the law school  entrance exam  through a dint  of  hard work   Akua Nyantakyiwaa went through the  programme succssfully   without any hitch  on the  way .

Speaking to the  Chronicle , 23 year  old lawyer emphasised  that, it is not true  that  the  legal  profession belongs to only the grey  haired  and  the experienced  and that with determination and  being focused. One pursue it  asked  whether the  General legal  Council should  lower  the  standard a little to increase the  enrollment  number   Akua    responded  in the  negative. She rather  recommended for the expansion of the  existing  facilities so that more people would be  enrolled
She further appealed to the government to support students  pursuing law  because the fee  for  the programme is very costly she finally encourage ladies to go to challenging  programme because it will help affirm the fact that what man can do, Women can it and even better.

By : Yaw Boateng

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