- A Ghanaian husband, Dr Jones Junior, has earned a PhD in Criminology from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST)
- In a post online, he discloses that he attained this feat through intense, gruelling, and dedicated advanced level studies at the university
- Dr Jones Junior posed with his wife and daughter in adorable graduation snaps
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A Ghanaian husband, Dr Jones Junior, has armed himself with a PhD in Criminology from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).
The father of one has celebrated this academic elevation in the field of crime with an inspiring message along with photos from his graduation.
Announcing that he earned a PhD recently from KNUST, Dr Jones Junior disclosed that he did not achieve it on a silver platter.
''On Friday, March 12, 2021, I was awarded my PhD by KNUST at its Special Congregation after four years of intense, gruelling, and dedicated advance level studies on crime at the Department of Sociology and Social Work,'' Dr Jones Junior said.
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He added: ''I was subsequently robed by the university to finalize my graduation as a Dr and a PhD holder.''
He shared graduation pictures along with the post, beaming with excitement as he expressed gratitude to the Almighty God for how far he’s brought him.
''I’m also grateful to my wife Ivy, my daughter Eleanor, my mum and dad, my brothers Frederick and Foster, my sister Joyce, my niece Judith, my PhD supervisors, my external examiners, my bosses at work, Professor Ahmed Agyapong, Prof Okyere - Kwakye, Prof. Kyei- Baffour, Prof Oteng-Abayie, Prof Osei-Akoto, Dr Henry Mensah, Dr Seth Agyemang, KNUST Graduate School especially Charles and Tony and all my bosses on campus.
''I say God bless you all for mentoring me, guiding me and also having great patience for me in this journey... I love you all and will never forget your help to me,'' he said.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported a young woman who turns discarded plastic bottles into sustainable broomsticks for cleaning has been captured on camera during her usual working hours.
The talented woman whose identity is yet to be known was spotted busily cutting some of the plastic bottles with scissors to convert them into stiff fibres.
In some of the impressive photos online, the stiff fibres have been attached to wooden handles, which is commonly used in combination with a dustpan.
The businesswoman who hails from Asante Akim Agogo in the Ashanti Region moved from her village to Accra to seek greener pastures to fund her nursing education.
Janet Boateng studied General Arts at the Collins Senior High School in Agogo and wants to become a nurse or police officer.
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