Association of Law students in Ghana Today, 7th October 2019, embarked on a #OpenUpLegalEducation demonstration to oppose what they have described as a deliberate attempt to fail law students in Ghana.
128 students out of the 1,820 candidates who sat for entrance exams passed to be admitted which according to the students is a mere ploy to prevent them from being lawyers.
The demonstration which begun at the Premises of the Ghana School of Law in Makola, will end at the Jubilee House where the demonstrators will present a petition to the President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
Speaking to Atinka FM’s Bernard Obeng Boadu, a law student who gave her name as Leroy Levite called for a total remarking of the entire entrance exams to confirm their suspicions.
Another student, Rita, expressed her displeasure over the massive failures the Ghana School of Law has been recording over the past years.
According to Rita, Association of Law students are not being treated fairly by the General Legal counsel and the management of the Ghana School of Law.
He recounted that the Council has denied students the right to professional legal counsel ever since the introduction of the entrance exams.
She revealed that the Chief Justice is trying all means to preserve the Ghana legal education slots for a privileged few who are connected to the council.
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