- Okike Chinyere, an inmate of the Nigerian Correctional Service, Lagos State Command, best graduating student
- The inmate bagged a second-class upper degree in Peace and Conflict Resolution department from the National Open University (NOUN)
- Chinyere was among the 8 inmates who received their certificates in various degrees while serving their prison sentences in prison
Okike Chinyere, has emerged as the best graduating student of the Peace and Conflict Resolution department at the National Open University (NOUN).
This was made known in a statement by the correctional service. Alegbe Afolabi, a male inmate was also awarded an MSc in Peace and Conflict Resolution.
One of the graduating inmates, Nweke Chibueze, in his vote of thanks, thanked the Controller General, Haliru Nababa, and the Vice-Chancellor of NOUN for the opportunity.
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Chibueze pleaded for clemency for the graduating students so they can be freed to give their quota to the country’s development.
The state Controller of Correctional Service, Adewale Francis Adebisi presented of the Bachelor of Science certificate to eight graduands from the Lagos Command.
While speaking during the ceremony, Adebisi urged the graduands to imbibe the virtues of education.
Super TV boss’ alleged killer Chidinma Ojukwu wins Miss Cell Beauty pageant in prison
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that a young lady, Chidinma Ojukwu, who went viral several months ago over the alleged killing of Super TV boss, Michael Ataga, has now been crowned Miss Cell 2022.
She participated in a beauty pageant alongside other ladies at the Kirikiri correctional facility. The event was held to mark the International Women’s Day that took place on March 8, 2022.
Chidinma eventually beat the other ladies to emerge the winner of the pageant and was named Miss Cell 2022.
Ajadi commends Soyinka’s role on Igboho’s release from prison
Meanwhile, Olufemi Ajadi Oguntoyinbo, a contender in the 2023 presidential election in Nigeria, has expressed delight in the release from detention, of Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Adeyemo, popularly known as Sunday Igboho.
He has also commended Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka and Prof Adebanji Akintoye for the roles they played in the release of Igboho.
Ajadi, in a press statement sent to Legit.ng on Friday, March 11 described the release as welcome news, commending the two professors for their mediatory roles.