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AE-FUNAI STUDENT EMERGES PRESIDENT OF NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIAN STUDENTS JOINT CAMPUS COUNCIL [JCC], EBONYI CHAPTER

Comrade  Lawrence  Ogba, a 200 level Political Science student of Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu-Alike,  Ebonyi State has emerged the President of the National Association of Nigerian Students, Joint Campus Council [JCC],  Ebonyi chapter.

Ogba is the  first student  of the University to  occupy such a position since the establishment of the institution in 2011.

Speaking during his inauguration ceremony held at the mini auditorium, Needs Assessment Building of the University, Ogba noted that NANS is a body that represents students in all the tertiary institutions in Nigeria,  adding that it  is the  mouthpiece and link between students, school management and the government.

He stated  that the association is involved in  advocacy , welfare and protection of rights of  students.

Continuing, he promised to prioritize the interests of  students and foster unity and collaborations among students of tertiary institutions Ebonyi State and beyond .

Comrade Lawrence Ogba  speaking during his inauguration

While speaking at the event, the Special  Assistant  to the Ebonyi Stste Governor on Students’ Matters, Hon. Joshua Nwafor who  was  represented by Comrade Nwite Chigbo Martins advised the JCC president  to ensure  peace and harmony during his tenure,  by  working and  collaborating with  all stakeholders in the State.

Barrister Chinedu Nwizu, the Chairman of Senior Comrades Forum, a critical  stakeholder in NANS,   Ebonyi state chapter, commended the Executive Governor of Ebonyi State,  Rt. Hon.  Ogbonnaya Nwifuru  for  the  20% and 10%  increase in the salaries of teaching and non teaching staff  respectively  as well as the  10% reduction  in  the school fees of  Ebonyi State University, noting that it was a strategic move  that will raise the moral of staff and students of the university  for greater productivity.

He urged the new JCC president to show good leadership  by carrying all  the students along. He also reminded him of the need to collaborate with the various stakeholders  in the course of his assignment .

The immediate past President of National Association of  Nigerian Students Joint Campus Ccouncil [ JCC] Ebonyi state chapter, Comrade Maxwell Okeye in his valedictory speech thanked the  Nigerian Students, at home and in diaspora for the opportunity they availed him to serve,  noting that he was able to record great success during his tenure because he worked closely with his executive and other stakeholders.

He urged the new president to  always adhere to the established  channels of communication in any matter to avoid discord.

 

Immediate past President, National Association of Nigerian Students Joint Campus Council [ JCC}  Ebonyi State chapter, Comrade Maxwell Okeye giving his valedictory  speech during the event
A cross Section of  Executive of National Association of Nigerian Students Joint Campus Council [JCC] Ebonyi State, taking Oath of Office during the inauguration