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Extension as a discipline offered interesting challenges to the discipline. It was transformed into an academic discipline from one that had confined workers to the sole use of the hoe to the one that was upgraded to the use of a pen and paper backed by officers who used the motor bike to a four wheeled vehicle. After retiring from public service he joined the Zimbabwe Open University as Senior lecturer-a post he holds currently. Benjamin owns a commercial farm of 190 hectars where he raises beef cattle and grows crops under normal conditions. He holds a master's degree and is working for DPHIL programme with the Zimbabwe Open University. Benjamin is married with one wife and has one son and daughter who are mature. He has three grand children.