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Students protests appointment of VC

Students protesting appointment of VC

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) and the students Union Government (SUG) of Kwara State University (KWASU), Malete have asked Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed to reverse the decision to appoint acting vice chancellor for the state owned university.

Addressing journalists after a peaceful protest on the campus chairman, NANS, Kwara state, Comrade Saheed Olosasa and President, KWASU SUG, Comrade Abdulganiyu Dikko, expressed dissatisfaction at the decision, asking the governor to explain the decision within 24 hours or face more protest actions.

The students described the decision as illegal and a manipulation of the education sector, also called on stakeholders and well meaning Nigerians to stand against what they said was disregard for due process.

The students’ leaders said government at state or federal, has no constitutional rights to unilaterally remove or appoint a vice chancellor without approval and recommendation from the university governing council.

The students representatives affirmed their support to Professor Abdulrasheed Na’Allah as the authentic vice chancellor of the institution, adding that the state government should not play politics with their future.

Ali Rabiu

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