Because the gale of scholars’ abduction by gunmen unfold throughout the Northern a part of the nation, the Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian College students(NANS), NANS/JCC, Ekiti chapter, has revealed its readiness to associate with safety businesses the State to make sure the protection of scholars in all of the campuses within the state.
The brand new Chairman of NANS in Ekiti, Com. Felix Olanrenwaju stated he had met with the Commissioner of Police, Mr Babatunde Mobayo and different safety outfits just like the Division of State Providers(DSS) and Nigerian Safety and Civil Defence Corps(NSCDC) on the necessity to guarantee the protection of scholars.
He additionally promised that no college students can be tormented, harassed sexually, intimidated and rusticated unjustly underneath his management, in any of the campuses in Ekiti.
Olanrewaju, on the maiden press convention after his emergence as NANS’ chief in Ado Ekiti, on Friday, lamented the speed of Kidnappings and killings throughout campuses, saying safety have to be on alert to avert such nefarious crime in Ekiti.
“We anticipate the state and federal governments to focus extra consideration on this insecurity like they’re doing with COVID-19 as a result of insecurity is tormenting our nation greater than the illness.
Olanrewaju stated his management would deal with circumstances of sexual harassments, arbitrary suspension and rustication of scholars that at the moment are rampant in Ekiti campuses.
“We’ve noticed that it’s now rampant on our campuses to have college students suspended or rusticated utilizing draconian and anti-retrogressive guidelines of the college Administration. We’ve had circumstances of unjust expulsion as a result of they stood their grounds. We received’t assist any administration that isn’t prepared to guard the rights of our members.
“Each injustice, whether or not politically motivated or academically orchestrated, sexually induced or whichever kind it seems wouldn’t be tolerated”.
Olanrewaju added that his mission as NANS’ Chief, is to defend college students’ democratic rights, encourage entrepreneurship, promote accountability and college students’ welfare via his nicely articulated ‘SAVERS Agenda’, upon which he was elected.