Port Harcourt — The Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo, says four beneficiaries of the programme on scholarship at Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, graduated on Monday with First Class degrees.
At the 7th convocation ceremonies and 10th anniversary of the university, 19 other Amnesty beneficiaries were also awarded Second Class degrees in various courses. A total of 58 students sponsored by the Amnesty Programme graduated from the institution.
Three of the First Class Degree awardees who scored a minimum CGPA of 4.54 made history in the College of Engineering.
The awardees, according to the Presidential Amnesty Programme, include Porbeni Dakore, Electrical/Electronics Engineering; Tele Blessing, Mechanical Engineering; Ayebakuro Ebriyo, Electrical/Electronics Engineering and Agu Chidera, Medical Laboratory Science.
Speaking, Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, Prof. Charles Dokubo described the feat as a huge success for the Programme and the Niger Delta.
Dokubo attributed the landmark achievement to the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari, towards deepening peace as a vehicle for development of the region.
According to him, “I am elated that four of our delegates made us proud with First Class degrees, 19 others also finished brilliantly.
“It shows the gains of the Amnesty Programme under my watch and I assure you that this is just the beginning of good tidings to come in the days ahead. I thank President Muhammadu Buhari for the wonderful support that has taken us to this level.”