From watchman to degree holder; the story of Richard Agbedor breaks the internet (photos)

From watchman to degree holder; the story of Richard Agbedor breaks the internet (photos)

- A former security guard has graduated with a degree in Agriculture Technology from the University for Development Studies (UDS)

- Richard Agbedor took steps to change his situation when he enrolled at UDS to pursue Agricultural Technology

- In 2019, Agbedor, has graduated with B.Sc. degree certificate with Second-Class Upper honours

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Time and time again, the people who often made a difference have been those who changed their paradigm about a situation with action to engineer change and Richard Agbedor, a former ‘watchman’ has seen a dream materialised.

From a security guard popularly known as ‘watchman’ or ‘gateman’, Richard Agbedor, a sharp, conscientious, apologetic and humble young man dared to change his situation after he was urged to take the necessary steps by a mentor.

As a watchman, Agbevor, was bound to encounter financial setbacks without the help of a benefactor.

Despite the challenging strides, he took the bull by the horn to tirelessly drag himself into an admirable fortune.

The native of Akatsi, Volata region, enrolled at University for Development Studies (UDS) to pursue Agriculture Technology.

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Chief Editor - Dailies, UN News at the United Nations, Ben Dotsei Malor, gave a motivating account of Richard Agbedor's humbling start in life and his journey to obtaining a B.Sc. degree certificate with a Second-Class Upper in Agricultural Technology.

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In a related story, Obeng Wilfred, a form two Science student of the Kumasi Anglican Secondary School who sat for the 2019 private West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has emerged with As in all eight subjects.

The brilliant teenager attained laudable scores in Core and Elective Mathematics, Integrated Science, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Social Studies and English. Despite being in form two, he earned impressive scores following the release of the 2019 November/December WASSCE results.

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