One Nomeh Chukwununso Michael, an inmate at the Enugu maximum security prison on Friday emerged overall best graduating student of the National Open University, NOUN.
Michael, who was convicted in 2010 gained admission to study Masters in Business Administration, MBA, acquired a cumulative grade point of 3.80 to emerge overall best.
Meanwhile, the Desk Officer of Enugu study centre CSP Kelvin Iloafonsi said two other inmates also graduated from the NOUN post graduate school out of which one of the inmates has since been released.
It will also be recalled that one of the ex-convict of the same Centre, Theophilus Okey Adeniyi emerged the overall best graduating student in 2014 while in incarceration and currently pursuing his PhD in one of the universities in Nigeria.
Ndubuisi Ogbodo, the Controller Enugu state command encouraged more inmates to enroll into NOUN and embrace the transformation mantra of the CGP Ja’afaru Ahmed which focuses on training and retraining of both staff and inmates.
Ogbodo also called on the public to accept ex-convicts as reformed and responsible member of the society. He further stressed that their continuous rejection will only lead them back to crime.