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NANS asks Yar’Adua to apologise to Nigerians

By Emmanuel Elebeke

ABUJA — As reactions continue to trail the Wednesday unannounced arrival of President Umaru Yar’Adua, the National Association of Nigerian Students, NANS, has asked the ailing president to immediately tender an unreserved apology to Nigerians for violating some sections of the nation’s constitution.

NANS took the position after an emergency executive council meeting in Abuja, yesterday following the sudden arrival of the President to Nigeria from Saudi Arabia.

In a statement made available to Vanguard, the national president of the NANS, Comrade Bassey Etuk, said the prolonged absence of the President and the unannounced arrival in the early hours of Wednesday, shrouded in secrecy necessitated the move by NANS to demand some clarifications about the unfolding development.

According to the statement, the group in a unanimous resolution said, ‘‘We wish to state NANS’ position on the unannounced arrival of Mr. president to Nigeria early this morning (Wednesday)


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