Comrade Pedro Obi, a Ph.D. student of Guidance and Counseling studies at Delta State University has been elected by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) as its new President.
Obi got 212 votes to defeat his closest rival, Lucky Emonefe who scored 83 votes.
Emonefe was reported to be the preferred choice of President Bola Tinubu’s son, Seyi.
Osun Defender had reported that the Old Parade Ground, venue of the national convention of the association was on Friday, December 1, filled with heavy shootings.
The shootings, which started on Thursday, continued on Friday at the venue of the convention, which is a few distance away from the Defense Headquarters, Abuja.
It was learnt that some students sustained wounds from the gunshots and machetes after thugs loyal to one of the candidates began attacking opposition delegates.
Confirming the development, the coordinator of NANs, Zone B, Levi Okuru, said, “Congratulations Comr. Pedro Chibuzo Obi on your Victory at the poll as President of NANS. We believe you have the voice for Nigerian Students. Viva Aluta.”
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