The President of the National Association of Nigerian Students NANS, Comrade Asefon Sunday Dayo and his Members on Tuesday met with the Honourable Minister of State for Education, Honourable Chukwuemeka Nwajuiba in his office at the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja over state of education in the country
Issues bothering on the improvement of the educational sectors were painstakingly presented to the minister
As a staunch agitator of free education in Nigeria, NANS President who spoke on behalf of the high-powered delegation pleaded for reduction of School fees for Federal government owned tertiary Institutions across the Federation.
He explained how countless of Students can’t afford to pay due to the exorbitant fees making a lot to drop out.
In his words “Students are the hope of this country and if they are given better treatment by government, they would come back and serve the country in good faith”
The Revolutionary President who bitterly decried the excruciating and worrisome spate of insecurity in the country highlights the extent at which heartless bandits have been terrorizing the students, with the rate of kidnapping becoming so alarming.
He however seeks Government’s intervention in bringing this insecurity to a standstill
Furthermore, Mr Asefon also hinted the Honourable Minister about the planned security summit which wil be holding soonest
According to him, “The security summit will be an avenue for Security experts, political gladiators, development experts and well-meaning Nigerian Stakeholders to come together and highlight ways in which insecurity can be seriously tackled in the Nation. The Security Summit by the leadership of NANS would undoubtedly bring peace, tranquility and serenity to Nigeria after rigorous security discourse”.
The NANS President didn’t mince words as he informed the honourable Minister about the proposed NANS exchange program for Nigerian Students in diaspora. This according to him would enable us engage our diaspora Students, inaugurate their leadership and mobilize them for National development, Mr president said.
The Revolutionary President hereby seek adequate funding of the program by the Federal government.