• Three prisoners received their degree certificates from the National Open University of Nigeria during the 4th convocation ceremony of the institution held on Saturday.

    According to the NOUN Vice Chancellor, Professor Vincent Tenebe, all three graduates are serving time for various offences at the Kirikiri and Enugu Prisons respectively.

    He said the institution will continue to award certificates to inmates found worthy in learning and character.

    Pointing out that the institution has special study centres in Nigerian Prisons, Police, Army and paramilitary formations, the VC said NOUN is pursuing amnesty for graduates who earn degrees while serving jail time so as to enable them contribute to society.

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    1. Gol 9 years ago

      this is really good, if those under detention or under punishment could study and become graduate then no one has an excuse of being an illiterate, i have to hurry to be a student of NOUN.

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