NANS Wants State Of Emergency in Education Sector

The National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS Zamfara Axis has appealed to the Governor-Elect, Dauda Lawal to declare a state of emergency on Education upon his assumption of office

NANS wants the incoming administration to engage resourceful, efficient and effective personalities to redefine the philosophy, Aims and objectives of the system of Education in the state

At a press conference held in Gusau, the Assistant Secretary General of the Student body Ahmad Abdulgafar expressed dissatisfaction with the state of affairs in the educational sector in Zamfara

He says the non-payment of WAEC /NECCO fees for some years has returned some students to the streets Making them vulnerable to different social vices and increasing crimes in the state.

NANS also want authorities to be concerned to Intensify security in all schools to avert attacks on students.

“The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zamfara State Axis is disturbed with the state of affairs in the educational sector of the state, the non-payment of WAEC AND NECO Fees has returned our Young-stars to the streets Making them vulnerable to different kinds of social vices and increases crimes in the state,” the state said.

” It is unfortunate that the state could only Register less than 5,000 Students for this Year’s UTME Examinations, Students in the tertiary institutions only hear of local Scholarship from neighbouring states despite going through rigorous deceptive screenings” Gafar added.

“Another issue of concern is the return of attacks on our Campuses and school Communities”

“The return of Attacks on our campus and communities remain condemnable and NANS Zamfara Axis will no longer tolerate such. We are Calling on all heads of tertiary institutions across Zamfara to provide adequate security in campuses to avoid the reoccurrence of the ugly incident that happened with two students of the Federal University, Gusau a few weeks ago”

“Similarly, we appreciate the effort of the security agencies and the management of Federal University Gusau on the timely rescue of the timely rescue of abducted students”

In its quest for quality Education, NANS wants Persons with proven integrity to vie for public offices to assist Government in achieving its aim of improving the standard of education at all levels.

As we look forward to the inauguration of the incoming Administration and Local Government polls ahead, There’s a need for us to have highly educated, experienced and competent individuals with a track record of purposeful leadership, someone who understand the dream and aspirations of Gusau youth, Students, women, children and the Age”

“NANS Zamfara Axis is Calling Hon. Abdulhafiz Abdullahi Alkali Maikano to via for the Chairmanship position of Gusau Local Government Area; this is because of his outstanding performance, track record in service and the purposeful leadership he has demonstrated in the past”

“To us, he is a man who has sponsored the WAEC AND NECO as well as UTME/D.E form Fees of not less than fifty Students yearly in the last 4years, Pay tuition fees for over 80 Students studying in different tertiary institutions 75% of these students are indigenes of Gusau Local Government Area,” NANS said.

Though the student body insists it Remains apolitical, but wants people who are outstanding to man public offices.


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