President of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Comrade Danielson Bamidele Akpan, GCNS will on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 depart Nigeria for Monrovia, Liberia’s capital.
Media Aide to NANS President, Comrade Isioma Ogochukwu, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Friday.
Ogochukwu said that Comrade Bamidele will be away to participate in the inauguration ceremony of the newly elected officials of the Liberia National Students’ Union (LINSU), at the instance of the newly elected President, Mohammed Kamara and Secretary General, Issac Muapoh.
According to him, the inauguration ceremony is scheduled for Friday, November 9, 2018 at the Centennial Pavilion on Ashmun street, Monrovia.
The Liberia National Students’ Union (LINSU) was established by an act of legislature on January 25, 1957 to serve as the biggest students-based advocacy institution responsible to co-ordinate activities of all students in Liberia and seek legal redress when their rights are trampled on.
“In honouring the invitation, the NANS President will be leading a high-powered nine-man delegation to Monrovia for the said inauguration. The delegation includes Comrades Ojo Raymond (Vice President External Affairs), Umar Farouk Lawan (Zone A Coordinator), Okereke Godson (Zone B Coordinator), Victor Essien (Director of Research, Planning & Documentation).
“Others are Comrades Adeyemi Azeez (Public Relations Officer), Dominic Philips (Director of Travels & Exchange), Modester Okoli (Ex-officio II), Morgan Ocheche Ochekwu (Head of Advocacy LEADS), and Osisiogu Enyinnaya Osikenyi (Sepcial Adviser, Diaspora Bureau).
“Consequently, the President has directed that, the Senate President, Comr. Gambo Abubakar Mohammed, the Vice President (National Affairs), Comr. Chidi Ilogebe and the Secretary General, Comr. Umar Yusuf Farouk should be contacted for any challenge or necessary action(s), while he is away.
“While in Liberia, Comrade Bamidele will meet with the President of Liberia, H.E. George Weah, to discuss how to open new vistas of opportunities for Nigerian students and Nigeria at large. The President and his delegation will also have a separate round-table with the Nigerian consul in Liberia.
“Furthermore, the President is expected to visit historic and tourism centres across the country, and grant international press interviews,” Ogochukwu said.