Debt: NANS President Bamidele Akpan Fired, Investigated
Danielson Bamidel Akpan, President of the National Association of Nigeria Students – NANS, who was recently indicted and indicted, was prosecuted for an investigation by the CID of the Nigeria Police, FCT Command in Abuja.
At the beginning of an investigation at Nigeria’s police headquarters in Abuja, Danielson, who initially wanted to deny the allegations, later died after evidence of the deal and documents were presented to police. He then admitted to allegations of misappropriation of funds provided by governments and private organizations to support troubled Nigerian students. However, he confessed to embezzling 18 million Naira Bayelsa government support funds intended to use and provide 10,000 global CUG lines to Bayelsa students, a $ 200,000 intervention fund given to the association to support awareness-raising projects, activities like palliatives Covid19 and for other NANS events.
Reports have confirmed that, however, the sacked president has been released on bail, and further investigations are still ongoing to uncover and recover the funds stolen by Danielson Bamidela Akpan. The sacked president’s leadership and tenure is still marred by numerous controversies and alleged corruption cases.
The expelled president is subject to further investigation for theft, diversion and waste of funds belonging to the Association, fraudulent concealment of information related to the development of the association, abuse of the position of NANS president and violation of the code of conduct that govern the Association.
Speaking yesterday after a very busy meeting of the NANS Leaders ‘Forum, one of its members told our reporter that the Senate decision of the Nigerian Students’ Association to fire Bamidele Akpan will serve as a warning to other leaders, noting that no one is above the law.
In response to the newly appointed President of NANS, Comrade Chidi Ilohede, former Vice President of the Association, praised the committee set up to investigate the activities of Bamidele, the expelled President of NANS, and thanked the Senate for the decisive decision, stating that it would define a new location for development in the Association and the consequence, will ensure discipline and accountability of leaders.