Daughter of the President, Halima Buhari today celebrated her call to bar in Abuja alongside 2,218 other lawyers.
Halima is the younger daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari.
Just recently Zahra and Yusuf, daughter and son of Buhari, graduated from the University of Surrey, Guildford, England, United Kingdom.
Her mother, and Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, was in attendance at the call to bar ceremony which held in Abuja.
The Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, was at the morning session ceremony during which her daughter, Halima. Halima was part of the first batch of 1,132 new wigs who were called to the bar today.
The ceremony was conducted for the remaining 1,127 new lawyers during the afternoon session which began at about 3pm on Thursday.
The two ceremonies which held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja were presided over by the Chairman of the Body of Benchers, Chief Bandele Aiku.
80-Year-Old Man Called To Bar Alongside Halima
Chief Bandele Aiku performed the Call ceremony during the first session around 10.23am.
The total of 2,218 new wigs were the successful candidates at the April 2016 and previous Bar Final Examinations of the Nigerian Law School.
Interestingly, an 80-year-old man was among the new wigs called to bar on the occasion.
The 80-year-old, Pius Chuka Enebeli, on Thursday made history as being the oldest new wig ever produced by the Nigerian Law School.
A call to bar is a legal term of art in most common law jurisdictions where an individual is sworn into a law society or state bar or court and thereafter licensed to practise law in that jurisdiction.
In Nigeria, the call to bar ceremony is statutorily organised by the Nigerian Law School.
It is a significant ceremony in the annals of Nigeria’s Legal profession, being the only means to admit new lawyers to practice.