It is depressing to watch university students staying at home for more than six months, says Umar Faruk Lawal. Lawal is a faction president of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) NANS election took place on Saturday in Abuja at two different venues.
In there speech made available to Daily post on Saturday.
“It is disheartening to see university students at home for the past 6 months.
“The fact that the leadership of ASUU and the Federal government have held a series of meetings without a fruitful outcome is heartbreaking.
“NANS, under my leadership, is ready to be the genuine voice of the students in this negotiation as we demand an immediate end to the prolonged industrial actions.
“Failure to have resolution within the shortest period available will be faced with decisive action from Nigerian students.
“We acknowledge the fact that our dear nation is presently passing through a tough time, and we are ready to be partners in progress, as we shall work together with other relevant authorities to bring normalcy back to the system.
“However, we recognise the fact that security should be our collective effort.
“My leadership is ready to partner with the Federal Government and security agencies to brainstorm and proffer workable templates for the security of lives and properties in our beloved nation.”