26-year-old, Fatima Bombom Sani, has made history as the first Law student to collect nine separate awards at the Call to Bar of Nigerian Law School held on Wednesday.
She was greeted with a standing ovation by Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Mahmud Mohammed, other members of the Body of Benchers (BOB) and the Council of Legal Education (CLE), other dignitaries and the new wigs (her colleagues just called to Bar) for the outstanding feat.
Fatima broke existing record in the Nigeria Law School by bagging nine separate awards compared to existing record of seven awards ever received at the Call to Bar of Nigerian Law School.
The awards include the “Best Student of the Year (1st Prize)’’ donated by Sir Adetokunbo Ademola , Dr. Taslim Elias and Justice Atanda Fatayi-Williams; the ‘’Council of Education Star Award’’; Corporate Law Practice donated by Chief Adegboyega Awomolo SAN; Best Overall Female Student of the year award donated by National Association of Women Judges; and Best Female Student in Criminal Litigation award donated by Mrs. Oluwatoyin Doherty.
The rest are Best Student in Civil and Criminal Litigation award donated by Chief Joe-Kyari Gadzama SAN; and the prize for 1st Class Students donated by the Director General of the Nigerian Law School (NLS).
The 26-year-old who hails from Adavi-Ege in Adavi LGA of Kogi State is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Engr Abel. A Sani. She attended University of Abuja, graduating with a Second Class (Upper) in Law.