NANS Promises To Work With Stakeholders For Reopening Of Tertiary Institutions


The newly elected Chairman, National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Joint Campus Committee, Lagos chapter, Rasheed Ogunsanya, said he would be working with all relevant stakeholders to ensure higher institution students were back to their classrooms soon.

Ogunsanya, a student of Micheal Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Epe, made this know in a statement on Tuesday that they would be working with governments to ensure everywhere was safe for school resumption.

The newly elected executives were Oladele Azeez, Vice-Chairman from St. Augustine’s College of Education (SACOED) and David Akindele, General Secretary from Lagos State Polytechnic (Laspotech).

Others are, Adeoye Adegboye, Financial Secretary, University of Lagos (Unilag), Segun Agboola, Public Relation Officer, Oceanography and others.

The newly elected executives would be leading over 4.1 million Nigerian students in Lagos.

Ogunsanya said that provision of educational facilities in the 10 tertiary institutions in Lagos state was paramount to give quality education to students.

“It is the vocal point of NANS Rebirth in Lagos state.

“The welfares of Lagos state students which range from the good, affordable transportation system, quality learning environment, functional ICT facilities, quality medical personnel and facilities are paramount to building world-class students,” Ogunsanya said.

He applauded the efforts of all health workers in Lagos State with their excellent response to curbing and limiting the spread of the global COVID-19 pandemic in the state.

“I plead with all students in Lagos State to take to all precaution in order to continue to enjoy the gift of life.

“We also promise to celebrate all health workers in the state soon.

“I appreciate Mr Wahab Tokunbo, Special Adviser on Education to Lagos state governor, in ensuring a peaceful convention in spite of the lukewarm efforts of those who wished to spoil the image of the association,” Ogunsanya said

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