LAW students of the University of Abuja, on Thursday emerged as winners of the FCT High Court Chief Judge’s MOOT court session maiden edition competition.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the competition, organised by the FCT High Court had students from the Nile University, Abuja.
The MOOT court session competition was presided over by Justice Silvanus Oriji of FCT High Court, Apo.
Mr Victor Chapi, the project coordinator, said the competition was conceived in order to make law students conversant with the practical aspect of the profession as some lawyers who are called to the bar cannot perform simple task as writing briefs.
According to Chapi, the selection process that finally narrowed it down to the two finalists had different schools from three States.
While congratulating the winner, the Chief Judge of the FCT High Court, Justice Ishaq Bello advised the students to be hardworking, confident, respectful and speak with decorum in and outside the court.
The competition which had various categories such as appearance, language, clarity, line of arguments and response to questions had the winner going away with N250,000 cash award and N150,000 to the runner up.
– Dec. 12, 2019 @ 17:59 GMT |