4 ex-niger delta militants who benefited from the Presidential amnesty programme, aimed at adding value to lives of youths of the oil rich region who took up arms, have been employed as lecturers at the Benson Idahosa University in Edo State.The ex-militants were retained as lecturers, after they graduated from the school with
first class. This was disclosed by Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd) who is the co-ordinator of the
Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta Affairs.
Brig-Gen. Paul Boroh (rtd) said;
“Fianka Diamond Tamara (Computer Science), Debrah Ikpaazaere (Business Administration), Odiki Otogo (Political Science and Public Administration) and Lucky Boleidowa (Political Science 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.”