Man Called To Bar After Wrongful Imprisonment For 12 Years
A Nigerian man identified as Akpoghene Edeno, who was reportedly wrongful imprisoned, has recently been called to the Nigerian bar.
According to Facebook user, Charles Mallam-Obi, who posted the story on his page disclosed that Edeno was incarcerated for 12 years for a murder he did not commit.
Mallam-Obi revealed that this however did not stop Edeno from pursuing his dreams as he not only wrote WAEC in prison, he proceeded to study law after he was released.
"Akpoghene Edeno is my childhood friend who spent twelve years in prison for a murder he didn't commit. He wrote WAEC while still in prison. He came out in 2012 and immediately proceeded to the University of Benin to study law. Today, he has been called to the Nigeria bar."
"His story is a testament to how indomitable the determined human spirit is. He could have been bitter at the society for the injustice he suffered for an offense he didn't commit. He could have been depressed. But he chose to show up and face the challenges of life.Congratulations, my brother. The sky isn't even your starting floor!" the post reads.