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From a wheelbarrow pusher, bus conductor and tout, to the best post-UTME student at OAU – Uche Okwuoha’s Story.

21 Aug

From a wheelbarrow pusher, bus conductor and tout, to the best post-UTME student at OAU.  Uche’s story is a different one today. The RYPE vision is drawn from simiar stories like Uche’s. Uche’s intention after secondary school out of frustration and delayed admission was to get admission into any college, join a cult group and kill as many people as possible to survive. Today, his story is different. Read what PUNCH gathered from an interview with him.

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“His shelter was under the bridge. Education for him seemed far-fetched, Uche Okwuoha, now a Law student at the Obafemi Awolowo University narrates how his life began to take a meaningful shape, Motunrayo Aboderin writes

 Uche Okwuoha, an indigene of Imo State, scored the highest mark in the Obafemi Awolowo post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination in the 2010/2011 academic session. He had the highest score of 320 (out of 400) and he is presently a Law student in the institution’s Faculty of Law. But Okwuoha’s journey to stardom was one filled with pain and hardship. Continue reading

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