Reconstituted Governing Councils: NANS Commends Tinubu for Appointing Academicians, Technocrats, Renown Politicians

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National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has commended President Bola Tinubu for reconstituting tertiary institutions’ governing councils.

The apex students body also expressed appreciation to President Tinubu for appointing Nigerians whom they described as ‘competent individuals’.

NANS, in a statement signed by its president, Comrade Pedro Chibuzor, said “Nigerian students are immensely grateful to President Tinubu for taking prompt action to appoint worthy academicians, technocrats, experienced politicians into the councils which they believe have the potentials to help fast-track the rapid development of Nigerian academic institutions.

“We the Nigerian students, therefore, commend President Bola Tinubu for his love and concern about the transformation of academic institutions through this sound appointment of incorruptible team of thoroughbred administrators to help fasten the development in our ivory towers after the recent introduction of student loan for Nigerian students”.

They stressed that the President by the appointment of about two hundred academicians with about 100 professors/PhD holders into the university, polytechnic and colleges of education councils along with other technocrats and politicians appointed brought a renewed hope to the development agitations of Nigerian students unlike past presidents appointments that have few academicians in the council.

“While congratulating the governing council members and its chairmen on their appointment, we appeal to them to stand for justice and not encourage victimization of students by institutions management.

“We are proud of Mr President foresight to have appointed some of the finest Nigerians to run the affairs of Nigeria ivory towers.

“Lastly, we appeal to Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to cooperate with the new council members and Mr President’s genuine concern for the development of our education sector.”


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