By Yabagi Ahmed
The inaugural set of student officials to lead the Federal University Lokoja Chapter of the National Association of Kogi State Students, (NAKOSS), has been inaugurated.
The inauguration ceremony which held penultimate weekend at the institution’s campus in Lokoja saw student activists and youth leaders both past and present in attendance.
In a paper he delivered at the event, Comrade Suleiman Mazai Farouq, former National President of NAKOSS and Kogi State Chairman of National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), told the gathering that students are critical stakeholders in the smooth administration of any higher institution.
According to him, the role of students in the cause of institutional administration, especially in the age of democracy cannot be overemphasized, adding that the voice of the students must be allowed to be heard in the manner their affairs are run on campus.
The inaugural officials include: Comrade Uloko Felix (President); Comrade Yabagi Ahmed (Vice-President), Comrade Boyi Samuel (General Secretary) and Comrade Kudirat Omotola (Assistant General Secretary).
Also elected were Eneojo Eugenia (Financial Secretary), Atomode Lois (Treasurer), Akpa Boniface (PRO I), Ibrahim Adeiza (PRO II), Morgan Victor (Editor-In-Chief), Alabi Salihu (Director of Social), Taiwo Nathaniel (Director of Social II) and Isah abdulmumin (Provost Marshal).
In the same vein, Hamisu Musa is to serve as Director of Welfare, Paul Obaro (Director of Transport) and Ochedi Udale is to serve as the Director of sports.
In his acceptance speech, the President, Comrade Uloko Felix called for the support of stakeholders such as the national body of the association and the entire students of the Federal University, Lokoja, to enable the officials to succeed in the task ahead of them.
He praised the Vice Chancellor of the institution, Prof Abdulmumin Hassan rafindadi and the entire staff of the institution for the support they have continued to accord them so far and called for its sustenance in order to entrench peace and tranquility on campus.
Courtesy: Graphics Newspaper