Van Vicker: I would have graduated earlier if free SHS was available in my time

Van Vicker: I would have graduated earlier if free SHS was available in my time

  • Free SHS is one of the flagship policies of the government led by President Akufo-Addo
  • Van Vicker thinks the policy would have helped him because his mother was not rich
  • It is unknown if this is an endorsement of the policy

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Actor Van Vicker claims he would have earned his first degree some two decades ago if the Free SHS policy of the Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo led government was an option.

Over the weekend, Vicker graduated from the African University College of Communications (AUCC) with a Bachelors degree in Strategic Communications.

Sharing his story in an Instagram post, he stated he should have enrolled in a tertiary organization in 1997 but could not do so because his mother could not afford to pay his fees.

Van Vicker: I would have graduated earlier if free SHS was available in my time
Van Vicker: I would have graduated earlier if free SHS was available in my time. Photo source: @iam_vanvicker
Source: Instagram

He reckons if funds were available, he should have earned his degree in the early 2000s.

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"I could not enroll at a tertiary institution in 1997 because my single mother did not have the funds. If free SHS was available back in the day, most likely I would have graduated in 2000/2001," reads his post.

Vicker won the Best Student in Strategic Communication and Best Communication Student awards.

Read his full statement below.

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Meanwhile, aside from his acting and educational life, Vicker is also a devoted family man. A few months ago, he dedicated a beautiful post to his daughter on social media on her birthday.

He described her as a perfect daughter and wished her a happy celebration.

Also, prior to this year's father's day, he shared thoughts on the kind of gifts he expects ahead of the day set aside every year to celebrate fathers.

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Vicker mentioned gifts that are supposedly seen as go-to options, and in all caps, perhaps for the sake of emphasis said men did not want that.

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