An activist and former Students’ Union President of Obafemi Awolowo University, Adeola Soetan has challenged the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) over the demise of Timothy Adegoke, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) pupil of the establishment.
Adegoke was in Ife to take his MBA examination when he was killed.
However, he was reported lacking after lodging at Hilton Hotels and Resorts on Friday, November 5 previous his exams scheduled for Saturday, November 6 and Sunday, November 7.
SaharaReporters had reported that it was seen that Adegoke was lacking when his spouse couldn’t attain him on the cellphone.
Meanwhile, he had earlier contacted his spouse to tell her that he was staying in a lodge.
Following an investigation by the police, cash paid by Adegoke for lodging was traced to 1 Adesola, an worker of the lodge.
A supply advised SaharaReporters that the proprietor of the lodge, who additionally owns Oduduwa University, Rahman Adegoke Adedoyin and different staff initially denied that Adegoke was on the lodge.
Meanwhile, the sufferer’s physique was found after some suspects, together with staff on the lodge had been arrested by the police.
In an announcement, Soetan counseled and appreciated NANS Zone D Coordinator and his executives for prioritising the matter.
He requested different zones to deal with the difficulty in solidarity as “an injury to one is an injury to all.”
The former OAU Students’ Union President requested for the intervention of the nationwide management of NANS within the matter, he described as delicate.
He mentioned, “The murder of Mr Timothy Adegoke Oludare, a younger brother of our Prof Oludare Ogunlana, aka Above Jordan has taken a national significance. While commending and appreciating the 3 day-old NANS Zone D Coordinator and his executives for their prioritisation of the matter, we expect other Zones to address this issue in solidarity as AN INJURY TO ONE IS AN INJURY TO ALL.
“We await the intervention of the national leadership of the NANS in this sensitive matter. Oludare Ogunlana, aka Above Jordan of the University of Ibadan was elected the NANS President in December 1996 at the Ambrose Alli University, Ekpoma. He handed (over) the reins in December 1997 to Bashir Abdullahi from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria at the Convention held in the Federal College of Education, Katsina-Ala, Benue State.
“History will never be kind to anyone or any group of people who attempt and/or conspire with the agents of hell to undermine this issue.”