In news reaching us, NiiOdoi, a well-known Ghanaian social media influencer and comedian better known as Bubuashie KevinHart, shares an emotional story of how he met an old school mate who is now in prison because he could not pay a fine of GH₵600 charged him.
In the story that was shared on the Facebook page of Trotro Diaries, NiiOdoi revealed that he was attempting to board a car when he noticed how a young man (prisoner) was shying away hence he went ahead to take a closer look.
While speaking further, he stated that, the reason the man was shying away was because he knew him back in the day.
“I found out he was my classmate from Kaneshie Bishop 2 JHS who had dropped out in JHS 2 and that was the last time I saw him. I heard he had moved back to his village,” Bubuashie KevinHart said.
The comedian mentioned that he took the prison officer’s phone number to find out about how he could be of help to the old comrade only to hear what he never thought will be a reason why someone could be jailed.
“I called the officer on phone and found out that my class mate had threatened someone and was fined GHS 600 or serve a jail term, which he was not able to settle, and that’s how he was sentenced to almost 2 years imprisonment,” he said.
NiiOdoi finished up his narration promising to get back to his followers when he is able to get his friend and one of his inmates released as their fine in total was GHC900