Damilola Simeon Elected As New Ogun NANS Chairman

Damilola Simeon Elected As New Ogun NANS Chairman

Damilola Simeon, populary  known as Daosmos has been elected as the Chairman, National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS)  in Ogun State. 

Damilola who is a student of Tai Solarin College of Education, Omu-Ijebu in Ogun state, polled 9 votes from the total votes of 10 accredited senators from the 10 higher institutions present at the election ground.

The election was held at the

Alake Sports Centre, Ijeja in Abeokuta and conducted under presence of heavy security.

Damilola, who was elected  unopposed following withdrawal of other six candidates from the contest, will be succeeding the outgoing Chairman, Comrade Tomiwa Bamgbose.

In his speech, the new NANS appreciated students of the state for their full support and for believing in him, assuring not to fail them, while he also thanked the state governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun for recognizing and supporting the students.

His words "firstly, I want to thank the students for their support and love today, this has never happened in the history of NANS in this state when a contestant emerged unopposed, this shows that they all want me as the chairman and also I want to appreciate the state government led by a listening governor, prince Dapo Abiodun for always supporting the students anytime we need his assistance, this governor has been playing fatherly role to all students in the state, infact we have never regretted voting for Dapo Abiodun because he has been fulfilling his promises to us and we pray God continue to be with him" He concluded. 

He, however assured the students to join hands with the National Association of Ogun State Students (NAOSS) leadership in the state to ensure students get bursary on time.

Similarly, Comrade Ekundina Segun Elvis was reelected as the Vice Chairman for the second consecutive time.

Other elected officers are; Comrade Agbeniyi Abiodun a.k.a Rahdeb - Assistant General Secretary, Comrade Odeyemi Ezekiel a.k.a. Eazy - Welfare Director, Comrade Taiwo Samson a.k.a Alaga - Sports Director, Comrade Bello Adewale a.k.a. Rahman Jago - Director of Treasury.

Meanwhile, the special assistant to the governor on Students Matters, Comrade Adeyemi Azeez described the election as peaceful and free of violence.

He commended the state government for not failing and disappointing the students in the state.

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