The peculiar extravagant lifestyles of most Nigeria’s public office holders especially politicians is increasing by the day and seems it may not abate as soon as expected.
Governor of Cross River State, Prof. Ben Ayade who enrolled for a Masters Degree in Law at the University of Calabar (UNICAL) has been spotted leaving school in a 20-SUV convoy.
The Cross River State Governor said to have already started doing his assignments and also presenting seminars like a regular student, obtained his B.Sc. (Honours) in Microbiology at Ambrose Alli University in Ekpoma, 1988. He then proceeded to obtain his M.sc in Microbiology (1989 – 1990) and PhD in Environmental Microbiology from the University of Ibadan (1990-1994), winning the Best Doctoral Dissertation Award in Environmental Microbiology.
He was appointed a Professor at a very young age and became quite popular in the educational sector after his work in groundwater remediation led to the invention of a sewage treatment plant powered by solar energy.
It was further learnt that a former member of the state House of Assembly, Jake Otu Enya is one of his current Master’s Degree lecturers.