Ex Anambra inmate bags degree from Noun university

A former inmate at the Awka Correctional Centre in Anambra State, Livinus Ugwu, has bagged a degree from the National Open University of Nigeria.


He was said to have served a 21-year-jail term at the facility.


The 60-year-old Ugwu from Enugu State, who was discharged from the centre in 2018, graduated from the National Open University of Nigeria, where he studied Peace and Conflict Resolution, bagging a Second Class Lower degree.


It was celebration galore at the Awka Correctional Centre, following the presentation of the certificate.


Ugwu attributed his exploits to commitment and dedication, appreciating both authorities of the correctional service and NOUN for the opportunity to advance his educational qualification.


He urged other inmates not to allow their present condition to constitute a barrier, but see it as a stepping stone to their advancement in life.

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