The Nationwide Affiliation of Nigerian College students (NANS) have declared June 12, 2021, a day of protest.
NANS president, Sunday Asefon, acknowledged this on Tuesday, throughout a chat with journalists in Ado Ekiti, the capital of Ekiti State.
Asefon decried the worsening insecurity within the nation and the way it has affected college students who’ve turn into victims of kidnapping and banditry at will.
He additionally mentioned NANS had relocated its nationwide headquarters to Niger State, pending the discharge of over 200 college students of Islamiyya Faculty within the Rafi Council space.
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Asefon mentioned, “I hereby declare June 11 because the nationwide college students’ day of prayers. Prayers shall be provided for the repose of our college students who’ve died within the palms of kidnappers. Prayers shall be held for the protected return of our college students who’re nonetheless with their kidnappers.
“I hereby declare June 12 because the Nationwide Day of Peaceable Protest to name on the federal government to behave decisively in direction of addressing insecurity in our colleges, campuses and likewise announce a proactive measure or technique in direction of guaranteeing safer colleges.”
On why they determined to schedule a protest on Democracy Day (June 12), Asefon requested, “What are we celebrating as a democracy when lots of our college students are in kidnappers’ den?”
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