Obed Akusiake, a 47-year-old Ghanaian man is making waves on the internet after he was spotted wearing school uniform as he partakes in the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) as part of the 2021 batch of students, Siggy reports.
In a report covered by TV3 Ghana, the father of 10 indicated that he decided to go to school after discovering how relevant formal education is in the world today.
“Education is very important. I’ve realized that if you don’t go to school you are the last in the world. This is why I went back to learn how to read and write“, he said.
According to the mature candidate, some of his children are in senior high school but his lastborn is currently a pupil in kindergarten.
Obed Akusiake further indicated that when he obtains pass marks, he would love to continue his education in a technical school and learn building and construction.
He also did not forget to acknowledge the significant role his wife has been playing in helping him attain formal education in the video interview. Obed also added that his presence at the school brought a lot of discipline among the students, particularly in his class.