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Why the Faculty of Law ABU Zaria is the greatest in Nigeria

The faculty of Law ABU Zaria is undoubtedly the best and greatest law faculty of any tertiary institution in Nigeria. It is a giant with no comparison. The Faculty is also the most successful in Ahmadu Bello University Zaria in terms of the success of its graduates

Let’s take a deep look at the Faculty of Law ABU Zaria and see why it is regarded as the greatest law faculty of any tertiary institution in Nigeria.

Profile: An overview of the Faculty of Law ABU Zaria,

The Faculty of Law ABU Zaria is situated at the Institute of Administration, Kongo Campus. It is one of the 13 faculties in the University, with four departments namely:

Commercial Law,

Islamic Law,

Private Law

Public Law.

The faculty has over 50 academic staff made up of around fifteen Professors, six Readers, Eight Senior Lecturers and the remaining consisting of Lecturer I, Lecturer II and Assistant Lecturers. The Faculty is a very special and conducive place to pursue a legal education because of its exceptional legal training, remarkable students and incomparable location.

Throughout its storied history, the Faculty of law ABU Zaria has remained committed to the pursuit of excellence and its command of academic vitality and providing a nurturing environment for Nigeria’s legal talent to blossom: a “cradle of Nigeria’s legal talent” as reflected in the number of its alumni as Justices, Judges, Governors, Politicians and Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SANS), etc.

Why the Faculty of Law ABU Zaria is the greatest in Nigeria.

The success of an academic institution is best measured by the success of its products (alumni). The Faculty of Law ABU Zaria has the largest, strongest and most successful alumni in the history of Law education in Nigeria. It has produced the highest number of Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN), the highest number of state chief Judges in the country and some of the most respected and highly placed political personalities in Nigeria.

Talking about the position of Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) which is the highest judiciary position in Nigeria, Alumni of the Faculty of Law, Ahmadu Bello University Zaria has occupied this position more than any other law faculty in the country.

Out of the sixteen indigenous Chief Justices that have occupied the top judicial position in Nigeria since independence, Alumni of this faculty have been Chief Justice of Nigeria six times. Twice more than any indigenous university. The current Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Ibrahim Tanko Muhammad is also an Abusite that faculty as well as the incumbent President of the court of Appeal Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa.

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