Monday, 4 December 2017

NASELS President, VP, PRO, Fin Sec, Treasurer Impeached, Others Suspended

By Uthman Samad.

Yesterday,December 3rd,2017, the National Association of English and Literary  Students' Representative Council of Obafemi Awolowo University  in their parliamentary sitting impeached the President with other executives  suspended.

In a resolution obtained by OAU Peeps News Agency& signed by the   speaker of NSRC, Hon. Adelowo Adegboyega , he stated the crucial reasons behind the Impeachment of the president & some other executives.

The embattled President , Fatoba Olusola Peter was said to be  impeached on his autocratic actions, misplacement of priorities, autonomous spending without ratification from the NSRC and failure to be present in meetings summoned by the committees of the association; (including the Budget and Finance committee).

His other  actions which resulted in his impeachment  further include failure to be present to give stewardship report on two different occasions without prior notification of absence, presentation of award to one Miss Ayobami Adebayo without approval from the NSRC, failure to sign the approved fund  for NCB (NASELS Communication Bureau) and Outright disregard for the resolutions and authority of the NSRC.

On the same vein,  Akindoyin Mary, the  Vice President of the department was also served an Impeachment  due to   negligence of her official responsibilities as enshrined in Section 12 of the NASELS Constitution With Cases of  misplacement of Priorities; and disregard of the resolutions and authority of the house.

The Public Relations Officer ,Olaobaju Ayomitunde (Kidboss) out of his committed abberations against Section 26 (i) and (iv); Section 54 (i) and (ii) of NASELS constitution,  was also impeached.

Other executives impeached include; The Financial Secretary;Sam Adewole Adeshakin &the  Treasurer; Opaaje Alexander for  mismanagement of funds,misplacement of priorities, Failure to be present at the meetings summoned by the committees of the association (The budget and Finance committee) and  disregard of the resolutions and authority of the house with the Librarian, Umeh Chikwere  impeached  due to total negligence of duties amidst several allegations.

However, the General Secretary;Owolabi Damilare (Sir Damait), Social director; Ashiru Adekunle (Ade Ash) and the  sport director,  Hassan Adeyinka (General Chan) were all suspended for a period of two weeks.

The Assistant General Secretary and Assistant Librarian were also fined with #1000 each to the office of the clerk before the fifth day of December with failure to do so could attract two weeks suspension.

The Parliamentarians concluded the sitting by  conferring the power on the Speaker of the NASELS Students’ Representative Council (NSRC) to summon a congress with Audit Committee writing a letter to the Association’s bank (UBA) to halt every financial activities on the Association’s account till further notice and  a letter to request for  the Statement of Account.

As at the time of filing  this report when contacted by OAU Peeps News Agency correspondent, the impeached President of the association refused to comment on the matter while other embattled executives refused to pick their calls.

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