In News by Oluwaseun Samuel on the 14th, August, 2020

Nigerian Man Shares Story How He Bagged PhD In Jail (Photographs)

Nigerian Man Shares Story How He Bagged PhD In Jail (Photos)


Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski


In a brand new interview, a Nigerian lecturer, Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski has shared the story how he turned a physician in jail.


In a documentary that was posted on Twitter by BBCideas, the college lecturer tells the inspiring story of how he remodeled his life by way of schooling.


In keeping with him, rising up was onerous as he misplaced his father when he was nonetheless a young person.


As a younger boy he selected the fallacious path by venturing into drug-dealing.


He was sentenced to 16 years in jail for the crime. Nonetheless, by the point he left jail, he had accomplished his first diploma and two additional levels, together with a doctorate.


Akpabio shared the challenges he confronted in a bid to show his life round. For instance, he left faculty with no . However his dedication and love for studying stored him going.


He mentioned different prisoners and guards felt that he was losing his time and that learning received’t matter together with his felony report.


The lecturer didn’t permit different peoples opinion to cease him from attaining his objectives.


Stephen Akpabio-Klementowski is now a Lecturer of Criminology on the Open College, he works with college students in prisons and tells them they can also flip their lives round.


“The phrase “prisoner” is only a label. I discovered my freedom inside my very own thoughts,” he mentioned.


He believes that “everybody has the potential and energy to alter” and that freedom comes from the thoughts.

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