Three former militants who studied under the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme have bagged First class honours in UK universities. Eighteen others students also obtained Second Class Upper (2:1) from various disciplines, according to Premium Times.
Nicholas Goodness and Terubein Fawei graduated from the University of Bedfordshire with first class honours in public relations, telecommunication and networking engineering respectively.
Lucky Azibanagein also graduated with first class in mechanical engineering and Robotic system from the University of Liverpool.
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.
“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 said at an event organised by the Nigerian High Commission in the UK on Friday, July 29.
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.”