Former militants become University Lecturers
Four Niger Delta militants have become lecturers at Benson Idahosa University in Edo State after abandoning their arms and going back to school, bagged First Class Bachelor’s degrees and were immediately employed as lecturers by the University.
Boroh who made this disclosure in Abuja said, “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,” he added
He also added that the recent visit of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo to states in the Niger Delta region was a winning formula which has solidified the relationship between the region and the administration. This he said has resulted in zero vandalism of oil facilities.
According to the coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs, Brigadier General Paul Boroh (rtd), the new lecturers are Fianka Diamond Tamara of Department of Computer Science, Debrah Ikpaazaere of Department of Business Administration, Odiki Otogo of Department of Political Science and Public Administration and Lucky Boleidowa of Department Political Science and Public Administration.