Meet the three former militants identified as Nicholas Goodness and Terubein Fawei , and Lucky Azibanagein who studied under the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme and graduates with First class honours in UK universities.
However, Eighteen others students also obtained Second Class Upper (2:1) from various disciplines.
Among the three ex-millitant who graduated, Nicholas Goodness and Terubein Fawei graduated from the University of Bedfordshire with first class honours in public relations, telecommunication and networking engineering respectively.
On the other hand, Lucky Azibanagein also graduated with first class in mechanical engineering and Robotic system from the University of Liverpool.
Commenting on this, the Coordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh, congratulated the graduates for making Nigeria proud and restated President Buhari’s commitment towards ensuring that the goals of the amnesty programme is achieved.
In his words at an event organised by the Nigerian High Commission in the UK on Friday, July 29, the coordinator Mr. Boroh said;
“President Buhari is ever ready to implement the blueprint upon which the amnesty programme was established. The era of impunity and phoney contracts are gone for good,”.
Mr. Boroh also called on other militants such as the Niger Delta Avengers to emulate the militants who “laid down their arms to embrace education that can make them indispensable to the world.”
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