Man who spent 12-years in prison defiled odds to become certified Lawyer


An innocent man who spent 12-years in prison for a murder he did not commit has now turned a certified lawyer after he was was recently called to bar.

The man identified as Akpoghene Edeno, according his friend who share the story on Facebook was imprisoned for 12 years for a murder he did not commit pressed on while in the uncomfortable prison walls to achieve his dreams.

”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!”

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