– Some ex-militants graduated with First Class degrees
– Four of them were offered employment as university lecturers
Four ex-militants have been appointed as lecturers at the Benson Idahosa University, Edo State haven graduated with First Class degrees in the university. They were among those who dropped their arms to embrace the Presidential Amnesty Programme aimed at rehabilitating them and providing a chance for them to be educated.
Vanguard reports that Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd) who is the co-ordinator of the Presi¬dential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs made this disclosure in Abuja.
He said the names of the lecturers are: “Fianka Diamond Tamara (Computer Science), Debrah Ikpaazaere (Business Administration), Odiki Otogo (Political Science and Public Administration) and Lucky Boleidowa (Political Sci¬ence and Public Administration).”
“In fact, the Benson Idahosa University retained as lecturers, four of our students who had First Class. The performance of our students abroad was even more stunning. A total of 454 of them graduated mainly from British universities with 20 having First Class and 41, Second Class Upper.” Brig-Gen. Boroh (rtd) said.
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