Benaiah Sonny Oye was the pioneering Acting Registrar of the University of Africa, Toru-Orua, Bayelsa State. From November 2016 to September 2017, he was instrumental in the start-up of the University of Africa, Toru-Orua, starting with the Foundation School at Boluo-Orua that graduated Four Hundred and Fifty two (452) students in September, 2017. He holds an MBA Degree in Management from Texas Southern University, Houston, Texas, USA and numerous other certifications in IT related fields.
Prior to coming back to Nigeria to work in the Restoration Government of Hon. Henry Seriake Dickson in 2012 he worked in Corporate America in various fortune 500 companies such as Pepsi, Compaq (Hewlett Packard), Security Trust Financial Company, MicroTest and SAP Americas among others for over twenty years. He has also worked as Technical Consultant for the Bayelsa State Scholarship Board, SSA to the Governor on Protocol and Acting Principal Executive Secretary for the Governor among other positions. He is married with children.
Mr. Benaiah is now involved as a pioneer member of the Bayelsa Medical University, Yenagoa, Leading the establishment of programmes and infrastructure at BMU.