Kogi NYCN Sympathizes With FUL Students, Appeals For Calm.


Kogi NYCN Sympathizes With FUL Students, Appeals For Calm.

 

The Kogi State Chairman, National Youth Council of Nigeria, Comr. Ben Jerry, has asked for calm from the students of Federal University Lokoja over the early hours attack on some students living off campus.

Recall that about 30 students resident at student lodge, Bassa Village, Felele of Federal University Lokoja, were robbed and brutalized.

The NYCN Chairman sympathized and empathized with the students, described the attack on the students as most unfortunate, called for increase security presence along the felele axis of the State and around the off campus residence of the students.

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The NYCN Chairman said the Council is working with the relevant security agencies as well as the Management of the FUL to ensure that the perpetrators are arrested and brought to justice.

He further add that effort at ensuring that such incident never occurs is in top gear, called on the Vice Chancellor, the DSS, State Security Adviser as well as the Special Adviser, Youth and Student Affairs to ensure that no such incident occurs again.

The NYCN Chairman commended the proactive steps and roles being played by the Special Adviser on Youth & Student Matters to curtail the problem, apologized to the affected students of the university over the unfortunate incident.

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The NYCN Chairman said the council sympathies with one of the student stabbed on the chest, and some others who sustained various degrees of injuries, said efforts said efforts at providing first aid treatment to the affected students and offsetting of their medical bills is on top gear.

The NYCN Chairman sympatized with the student who lost items, ranging from phones, laptops, generators and others of the support of the NYCN.

The Chairman urged the students to remain calm, pointing protesting about the incident is not the way out, urging them not to take laws into their hands as the issues are being addressed.

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