PRESS RELEASE FROM UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS STUDENTS’ LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL CLERK OF THE HOUSE:
In the Parliamentary Sitting held yesterday 6th of August, 2015 at the University of Lagos Students Union (ULSU) parliamentary chamber, the ULSU Financial Secretary; Oguntona Enitan Abayomi and Treasurer; Suleimon Taiwo Adeolawere suspended for not appearing in front of the legislators on the defense of the financial matters of the Students’ Union.
The motion for the suspension of both the Financial Secretary and the Treasurer of ULSU was moved by Honourable Oshinuga Samuel of Faculty of Science and this was done in line with Article 4, Section 4, J, K& N which was seconded by Honourable Timilehin Akegbejo of Faculty of Social Science.
The suspension of the ULSU Financial Secretary and Treasurer is to last until when they issue an official letter of apology to the parliament and the letters should be pasted on all faculties, halls of residence notice boards and the Dean of Students Affairs must be copied. As for other ULSU executives who failed to appear before the parliamentarians, they were also given an ultimatum of 12 hours upon the receipt of the Parliamentarians Letter of Warning to tender an official letter of apology to the parliament individually and this letters should be pasted on the notice boards of all faculties, halls of residence and the Dean of Student Affairs must be copied.
While waiting for that to happen, the ULSU Bank Account will not be touched and the offices of these officers will not be opened.
As for parliamentarians that have not been at any parliamentary sitting at all, they are getting a warning from the legislative house and if they are not present for the next sitting too, they will have their certificates of return revoked and election to replace them will take place in their constituencies.
Akinpelu, Sherif Lanre
Chairman, Media and Publicity Committee (ULSULC)