The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) is agog again with the national convention activities that will see to the emergence of student leaders who will steer the affairs of the Nigerian students.
AMILOADED gathered that the NANS National President, Comrade Bamidele Danielson had on September 13th, 2020 constituted 2020 NANS Convention Planning Committee for the planning and organizing of a convention that will lead to the emergence of new leadership.
As at the press time, more than 14 aspirants from across the federation have indicated in running for the post of NANS National President.
They are: Comrade Alabi Abdulkabir Kayode (Alopay) from Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA), Comrade Famuyibo Oluwasegun (Captain) from Ekiti, Comrade Adekitan Lukman (TUNICE) from Osun State University (UNIOSUN), Comrade Olaseinde Adeyinka (Sir Newton), Mahmod Prince from Lagos, Adeleke Olaniyi Smart, Momentum, Comrade Oladoja Olushola (Ladoja) from University of Ibadan, Comrade Alli Egbesola, Comrade Andoya. G. Solomon (A.G.S), Comrade Ogunrotifa Adeyemi, Comrade Abdul Kareem Ridwan O.Arty, Comrade Sunday Asefon from Ekiti, Comrade Oyejide Abdul Salam and others.
However, our correspondent gathered that the political calaculation for the post of NANS National President is said to be zoned to the Southwest (NANS Zone D)
As a result, this has given the chance for students in any tertiary institutions in Southwest to be eligible to contest for the post of NANS National President.
Our correspondent learnt that some aspirants who are not schooling in Southwest have left their respective schools to enrol for another school in Southwest so that they will be eligible to contest for the post of NANS National President.
It was also gathered that some who are Christians among them decided to add a Muslim name to their names so that they can be able to gather more votes from the Northern states tertiary institutions.
However, according to political eagles who confirmed to our correspondent said that anyone among Alopay, Asefon, Tunice, Captain or Ladoja might emerge as the NANS National President.