BENIN CITY –  Edo State Deputy Governor, Right Hon.(Dr.) Pius Egberanmwen Odubu has advised students to avoid being used as thugs by desperate politicians.
Dr. Pius Odubu gave the advice in government house, Benin City when the supreme Parliament Students Union Government of the University of Benin conferred on him an award of excellence on account of his contributions to the development of the society.
Dr. Pius Odubu who urged the Uniben students to avoid being used for selfish political ends advised them to take their academic activities seriously.
He encouraged the students to shun cultism and the use of drugs which will not enhance their prospects in life.
The deputy governor urged the student body to draw inspiration from personalities who succeeded in spite of their humble beginnings.
The chairman of the award committee Supreme Parliament SUG Uniben, Comrade Enegide Precious appreciated the harmonious relationship between the Deputy Governor and Governor Adams Oshiomhole.
He said Dr. Pius Odubu effectively demonstrated exemplary leadership and representation while in the House of Representatives and now as the deputy governor of Edo State, he has taken it to another level.