Nasiru Sa’idu Adhama, Senior Special Assistant to the president on youths and students affairs has organised a peace parley for stakeholders of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) ahead of its national convention.
The parley attended by dozens aspirants, zonal coordinators, the presidential aide, endorsed a 12-points communiqué aimed at taking all necessary measures to prevent electoral violence before, during and after the convention.
Ten aspirants are vying for the presidency of NANS; while about 80 others are contesting for the 13 other elective positions in the convention rescheduled for September1- 4 in Abuja, the convention chairman Prince Miaphen said.
The communiqué signed by 10 NANS stakeholders said after the botched NANS convention last month; “we the stakeholders and contestants for various positions of the leadership of this great students’ body have deliberated, resolved differences and present ourselves as a unified stakeholder group.”
They also agreed “to concede and support any contestant that emerges as winner for an elective position, in a free fair and credible process,” adding that aspirants will “channel all grievances arising from the conduct of the election through the appropriate channel, without resorting to violence.”
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