The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has elected Comrade Iyanu Looto, popularly often called Marley as its National Financial Secretary.
Iyanu, a 23-year-old scholar of the Ondo State University of Science and Technology, Okitipupa was elected at a particular extraordinary Senate assembly of the affiliation in Akure, Ondo state.
Speaking to newsmen, the brand new NANS chief mentioned the motion to provide the affiliation again to younger comrades had been actualised.
“My election is principally for the betterment of Nigerian college students. All funds acquired on behalf of the affiliation might be correctly recorded and deposited to NANS’ treasury. The period of individuals turning their private accounts to NANS personal is over.
“I additionally need folks to know that NANS isn’t just for tertiary establishments, it’s time to interrupt NANS all the way down to the bottom stage nursery, major and secondary colleges. It’s so unhappy that these college students don’t have advocates.“
Meanwhile, the outgoing President of the affiliation, Comrade Danielson Bamidele Akpan in a press release obtained by SaharaReporters congratulated Iyanu and Comrade Abdulmajeed Oyeniyi who was elected as National President.
Akpan once more debunked speculations that he handed over to a brand new management led by Sunday Asefon.
The newest election comes a number of months after a faction within the affiliation introduced Asefon as its President amid chaos and violence that characterised its conference on the outdated parade floor, Abuja.
About 20 members of the affiliation, who gathered on the outdated parade floor in Abuja for the conference held in December 2020, sustained wounds from gunshots and machetes after thugs loyal to a factional coordinator of the affiliation in Zone D (Southwest) started attacking delegates.
Just a few weeks in the past, Asefon, a factional President was accused of gathering N70 million from the Nigerian authorities and Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello to assault human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore, and others.