2 NCR fire officers among latest bar passers
CALOOCAN CITY, April 30 (PIA) — Two Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) officers assigned in Metro Manila were among the 2,103 aspiring lawyers who passed the 2019 Bar examinations.
“The entire Bureau of Fire Protection National Capital Region extends its warmest congratulations to its new lawyers who passed the November 2019 Bar Exams:
FO3 Marco O Arpon, BFP Mandaluyong City
FO1 Kim Austine M Padilla, BFP-NCR Regional Office
We are all proud of your achievements!” the BFP-NCR lauded its two bar passers in a Facebook post today.
According to 2019 Bar chairperson Senior Associate Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe, a total of 2,103 candidates passed the 2019 Bar examinations, representing 27.36% of the 7,685 examinees who completed the licensure test last November.
The passing rate is higher than the 2018 Bar exam, where only 1,800 of the 8,155 candidates, or 22.07-percent passed. (PIA NCR)