Tuesday, August 18, 2015

UK based Nigerian teacher who was stabbed by a racist student is celebrated for his forgiveness

United Kingdom Nigerian teacher, Vincent Uzomah, who was stabbed by his 14-year-old student in a racist attack, is being recognized by the British media for forgiving his assailant.

During the sentencing of the teenager who time of 11 years (though he could be released after three years) by the Bradford Crown Court, Mr. Uzomah spoke out saying: I have forgiven him.

UK's newspaper, The Independent, which featured Uzomah and his wife, Uduak, on the front page of its August 11 edition, described the 50-year-old Supply teacher as “a deeply Christian man,” who “gave a lesson in mercy that will inspire parents and pupils far beyond his native Bradford.”

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