President Muhammadu Buhari has been requested by the newly elected National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) to personally arrange a meeting with members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to discuss ending the protracted strike action by university lecturers.
In order to satisfy the UNESCO benchmark and suggestion that developing countries devote 26% of their yearly budgets to education, NANS also pleaded with the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, to step up his efforts in this direction.
The newly elected president of the association, Comrade Umar Barambu who disclosed this at a press conference on Monday in Abuja NANS also called on the president to immediately sack the present ‘non-performing’ service chiefs with a view towards overhauling and rejigging the entire security formation of the country.
The student body also advised Buhari to bring on board capable and digital hands with
experience and capacity to stem the tide of insecurity in the country.
“The Federal Government should also proffer a workable and solution to address incessant clashes between farmers and herders across the country.
Barambu, a student of Economics and Development Studies of the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria was over the weekend officially declared NANS President at the old parade ground in Abuja.
He also advised lecturers involved in the business of Sex for Marks to desist from their nefarious activities and repent without further delay, adding that Nigerian Student would not hesitate to expose them and make them face the full wrath of the law.
According to him “the congress commend the large turn-out of Students who registered across the country during the just concluded voters registration exercise by INEC. The congress call on all Students who registered to ensure they collect their Permanent Voter’s Card, as and
“The Congress further admonished all registered Students to ensure they participate in the 2023 general election process and elects credible candidates during the elections at all levels in other to bring about good leaders that will provide dividends of democracy to the Nigerians.