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Palace hopes many bar exam passers will join government

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 01:55 PM May 03, 2017

Malacañang is hopeful that many of those who passed the 2016 bar examinations will join government service.

“We pray that many of the successful examinees would pursue a career in government and join us in building a progressive and inclusive nation with a trustworthy government run by young people full of idealism, integrity and excellence,” Undersecretary Ernesto Abella, presidential spokesperson, said in a statement on Wednesday.

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Earlier in the day, the Supreme Court released the results of the 2016 bar examinations with 3,747 out of 6,344 examinees passing.

Karen Mae Calam, a graduate of the from the University of San Carlos in Cebu, topped the exam with a grade of 89.05 percent. /atm

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