Friday, 10 March 2017

UPDATES OF THE NANS SENATE MEETING

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BEING AN EXTRA COMMUNIQUÉ
OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS
(NANS) 72nd SENATE MEETING HELD BETWEEN 2nd - 4th
MARCH , 2017 AT FEDERAL COLLEGE OF LAND AND
RESOURCES TECHNOLOGY (FECOLART) OFOROLA , IMO
STATE.
PREAMBLE
The NANS Senate is the legislative arm of NANS which is
the Custodian of all Students Union in Nigeria. Senate
Arms of NANS has right to promulgate and enact law
which is binding on all Nigerian Students.
The 72nd Senate meeting of NANS was well attended by
all senators, the four zonal coordinators of NANS, National
Executive Council members and respected Stakeholders
from all zones. After extensive deliberation, the Senate had
the following as resolutions.
STATE OF NANS
The state of NANS was presented by the Executive
President of NANS Comrade Aruna Kadiri of University of
Benin who gave report of activities and interventions of
NANS under his leadership as Executive President since
assumption of office ranging from Nigerian students attack
in Turkey, Ambrose Ali University Ekpoma school fee saga,
University of Port Harcourt School fees Hike and expulsion
of student leaders in the University, Fuel Pump Price
review, Xenophobic attack on Nigerian students and
Nigerians living in South African among others.
The president further expresses the need to ensure bye
election into other vacant position to enhance the
performance of their administration, the office of P.R.O,
Vice President External, Treasurer and Director of Sports
are the vacant seats needed to be filled.
The NANS Senate calls for immediate reversal of #5,500
damages fee by management of the Federal University of
Technology minna, Niger Stateand adequate compensation
for the deceased family.
Deliberations on state of NANS by the Senate assembly
after Mr. President’s presentation resolved thus; allegation
of mismanagement/misrepresentation and sell out was
tabled before the Senate as regard Turkey Visit and
Xenophobic attack Struggle. The four slots given by the
Turkish Government to NANS was alleged filled by non
students, Friends and family of NANS president which
contravened the constitution provision of our chartered of
demand.
The sudden mute and non execution of threat issued
against all South African investments in Nigeria to vacate
under 3days by NANS was alleged to be a result of bride
collection. In the spirit of total commitment for better
NANS in line with anti corruption drive ongoing in the
country, the Senate thereby raised investigation Committee
of 7 members to be chair by Senator Asubiojo Olujuwon
(SUG President) Federal College of Education (Special)
Oyo. The committee is expected to report back to the
Senate secretariat within 3 weeks.
NANS Senate calls for immediate action to reinstate the
unjust expelled Students/Comrades in the following
Institutions University of Lagos, Lagos State, Ken Sarowiwa
Polytechnic Bori, River State and Federal University Oye
Ekiti.
The NANS Senate calls on Federal Government to enact
school fees bench mark for all Federal Institutions to
guide against school fee hike by head of Institutions.
The NANS Senate calls on all head of institutions who
operates Caretaker Committee to replace with
Democratically Elected Students’ Union Government within
the next 8 weeks else the Senate Special Task Force
Committee take on any deviating institution.
STATE OF NATION
The NANS Senate commends the Performance of the
Acting President Prof. Yemi Osibanjo thus far and pray to
the Almighty to grant President Muhammadu Buhari quick
recovery.
The NANS Senate seeks inclusion of Student Union
Government in appointment of Head of Tertiary Institutions
to build trust and enhance transparency in the leadership
enthronement.
BYE ELECTION
The bye election was conducted and the following
candidate was successfully elected into office.
Comrade Saad Lawal from Institute of Information and
Communication Technology Jigawa State as Director of
Sport, election into the remaining offices was suspended
till next Senate meeting.
Signed:
Yussuf Lawal
Chairman, Communiqué Drafting Committee
Salaudeen Olanrewaju U.
NANS Senate Clerk
Oyejide Salam
NANS Senate President
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Dio Oghale Emeka Rex (SAP, SANS, MOFR) Reporting
from Campus Reporter Media

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