NANS Deputy Senate President, Elvis Commends President Tinubu's Transformative Education Revolution
...Calls for continued visionary leadership in addressing the pressing needs of Nigerian students
The Deputy Senate President, National Association of Nigeria Students (NANS) Comrade Ekundina Elvis has commended President, Bola Ahmed Tinubu over the approval of a series of groundbreaking measures to alleviate the hardships faced by Nigerian students.
The NANS Deputy Senate President, who is currently an Aspirant for the Senate President 2023 NANS Convention also expressed gratitude to President Tinubu for his positive action towards the compelling demands of Nigerian students amidst the "New Tuition Regime".
Comrade Ekundina made this known in a press statement made available to journalists on Wednesday.
He said it's a thing of Joy for him to see that his impacts and agitation to ensure transformative vision takes root in students constituency is happening during his time.
Among the series of groundbreaking measures to alleviate the hardships faced by Nigerian students as approved by President Tinubu are;
1. Accessible Students Loans: The Government's swift action in making student loans easily accessible without irritating inconveniences marks a significant milestone for aspiring scholars, ensuring that financial barriers will no longer impede their dreams.
2. Engaging Students' Leadership: Recognizing the power of youth voices, President Tinubu has committed to engaging with students' leadership, providing an unprecedented opportunity for students to shape policies directly affecting their education and future.
3. Bursary Payments: In a move that underscores the administration's dedication to nurturing the nation's future leaders, the Federal and State Governments will now disburse bursary payments to all Nigerian students, ensuring a conducive academic environment and lightening the burden on hardworking parents.
4. Budget Increment on Education: Putting an end to the vicious cycle of academic disruptions caused by incessant strikes, the Government's commitment to increasing the budget on education will lay the foundation for a stable and vibrant educational system.
5. Transportation Solutions: Addressing the exorbitant cost of transportation that weighs heavily on students and their families, the provision of buses will herald a new era of convenience and affordability for the nation's knowledge seekers.
The impact of these transformative measures will reverberate far beyond the confines of campuses. Nigerian students, once burdened by uncertainty, now hold the keys to a brighter and more prosperous future, their talents unshackled, and their potential unleashed.
As the nation embraces the transformative winds of change, Comrade Ekundina Segun Elvis passionately calls for President Tinubu's continued visionary leadership in addressing the pressing needs of Nigerian students:
1. Enhanced Infrastructure: A robust roadmap for improving campus infrastructure, encompassing not only good road networks but also state-of-the-art medical facilities that prioritize student health and well-being.
2. Revised Curriculum and Arts Education: Nurturing the nation's cultural identity and creativity, a revised curriculum will embrace the needs of 21st-century learners while bolstering arts and humanities education to foster well-rounded individuals.
3. Investment in Vocational Education: Recognizing the potential of vocational education in driving economic growth, President Tinubu's commitment to increased support for vocational training paves the way for a skilled and empowered workforce.
4. Fair Examination System: A comprehensive review of the examination system will promote transparency, fairness, and efficiency, bolstering students' confidence and ensuring their hard work yields the deserved rewards.
5. Educational Funding and Infrastructure: Stepping up educational funding and enhancing infrastructure across all levels will nurture a conducive learning environment, fueling the pursuit of academic excellence nationwide.
6. Digital Learning Resources and Scholarships: Bridging the digital divide, the provision of digital learning resources and scholarships will empower disadvantaged students, ensuring equal access to knowledge and opportunity.
As President Tinubu's transformative vision takes root, the nation will witness a renaissance in education. The seeds sown today will yield a bountiful harvest of innovative thinkers, skilled professionals, and visionary leaders, driving Nigeria's progress on the global stage.