Akpan Removed As NANS President Following Fraud Allegations

Richard Ginika Izuora

The president of the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, Danielson Bamidele Akpan, has been removed..

He was impeached on Tuesday, October 13 by the Senate of the Nigerian Association of Nigerian Students.

Akpan has since been replaced with Comrade Chidi Ilogede.

He was impeached by the national student’s legislative body; over his failure to clear himself after a committee was set up to look into allegations; which indicted him of misappropriation and diversion of students Covid-19 Palliatives; fraudulently concealing information relevant to help the growth of the organization and development of the country.

He was also found guilty of abusing his office by doing arbitrary and lawful acts; which are prejudicial to the rights of other members of the Association; all in violation of the code of conduct of the body.

Ilogede, served as the vice president of the Association before he’s sworn in as the new president.

The NANS is the umbrella body of all students‘ organizations in Nigeria and in the diaspora and is the largest students‘ movement in Africa.

From inception, NANS has stood and fought for justice; good governance; and the rule of law.

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