The Nationwide President of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, Alumni Affiliation, Bashir Shittu, has cleared the air over his purported suspension.
He additionally described his suspension by the affiliation as spurious and missing validity.
Reacting to the information of the suspension, Shittu said that no quantity of blackmail or false allegation from the individuals behind the motion can cease the affiliation from transferring ahead.
DAILY POST had reported earlier that Bashir Shittu was suspended over allegations of economic misappropriation and abuse of energy.
However in his defence, Shittu claimed, “The Nationwide Common Secretary, Bldr Buari Abiodun (Ph.D), wished to be the following President, sadly, he misplaced after many makes an attempt to disqualify his opponent.
“I can inform you categorically that every one cash spent acquired approval, and due course of was adopted. By advantage of my background, I can not do something with out correct documentation.
“I wish to consult with the purported letter on the above material that was circulated all through our varied platforms which I see as a baby’s play and to induce to ignore all the contents as a result of I see it as malignment towards my persona.
“It’s clear that the authors of the alleged letter are desperados who wished to hook on to the facility in any respect price however don’t have any locus standi of effecting any suspension. Our ratified structure is fairly clear concerning the procedures of suspension to any erring member.
“All of us have seen the handwriting on the wall of their desperation within the final ten days in direction of our electioneering course of, however we thank God for the profitable election, and that is one other landmark within the historical past of our expensive Affiliation. I need to thank all people for the collective success.”
Talking on the appointment of Appearing President, Shittu disclosed that such was alien to the affiliation’s structure.
He hinted that he was prepared to provide an account of his stewardship in one other few weeks.
Additionally reacting to the allegations, the Nationwide Monetary Secretary of the Affiliation, Salahudeen Babafemi stated there was nothing like monetary misappropriation.
Babafemi added that these peddling the falsehood selected to be mischievous and are placing the identify of the affiliation in disrepute.
He revealed that the Nationwide Secretary, Buari Abiodun, who wrote the letter of suspension was aiming to be the following president.
“Because the monetary secretary, I can inform you authoritatively that there was nothing like monetary misappropriation.
In the identical vein, the Nationwide Treasurer, Tiamiyu Obasanjo additionally claimed the suspension was unlawful as a result of because the treasurer, all of the bills of the affiliation had been totally documented and correct approvals given.
Some members of the Nationwide Government Council of the alumni affiliation had over the weekend risen from a gathering the place they declared the Nationwide President suspended over what they termed as monetary misappropriation.
Suspended nationwide alumni president, Poly Ede, Shittu clears air over allegations
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