Niger Delta 3 ex-militants graduate with first class from UK universities

The third ex-militant, Lucky Azibanagein, graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Robotic System from the University of Liverpool.

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The three first class graduates pose with the Coordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme, Mr. Paul Boroh (second from right).

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Three former Niger Delta militants who got scholarships to study abroad under the Amnesty programme have graduated with first class honours from UK Universities, Premium Times reports.

Two of them - Nicholas Goodness and Terubein Fawei, who finished from the University of Bedfordshire, bagged the honours in Public Relations, Telecommunication and Networking engineering respectively.

The third ex-militant, Lucky Azibanagein, graduated in Mechanical Engineering and Robotic System from the University of Liverpool.

The Coordinator of Presidential Amnesty Programme, Mr. Paul Boroh, congratulated the graduates for making Nigeria proud.

“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,” Boroh said on Friday, July 29, at an event organised by the Nigerian High Commission in the UK.

He also urged members of 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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It was gathered that 18 other ex-militants also graduated with with second class upper division from various UK universities.

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