Three former Niger Delta militants have graduated with First class honours in the UK while eighteen others students graduated with Second Class Upper in various disciplines.
The ex-militants were on scholarship under the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme.
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 the Amnesty Programme, Paul Boroh, while congratulating the graduates for making Nigeria proud reiterated President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to 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.
He also called on Niger Delta Avengers to emulate the militants and “laid down their arms to embrace education that can make them indispensable to the world.”