By Emmanuel Elebeke
abuja—THE National Executive of All Nigeria United Nations Students and Youths Association, ANUNSA has urged Nigerian students and youths to be wary of some disgruntled elements in the country who were using the name of the association to obtain money fraudulently for programs and International conferences.
In a statement issued and signed by its National President, Ambassador Akinola Olateru, a copy of which was made available to the Vanguard in Abuja, declared that “the association has not at any point in time requested for any monetary charge or donation be it for international conferences or others since the inauguration of the current set of executives.
It warned that any information relating to monetary involvement in the name of ANUNSA or United Nations should first be confirmed from the United Nations Information Centre, Lagos, UNIC.
Ambassador Olateru also urged the general public to immediately intimate the nearest police station if he found anyone using the name of the association to obtain money fraudulently.
“Information reaching us about fraudulent and grievous misconducts by some people is an attempt to soil the glorious name of the association. This is an action prohibited by the law and ANUNSA is not known or associated with such acts,’’ he added.
Having come out of authenticity and workings of our National Constitution, the National Executive wishes to intimate the general public that any information of this kind should therefore be treated as impersonification by persons seeking to tarnish the image of the
“That a certain Ajala-Davies Ademoyegun is not a member of the aformentioned organization, and by implication is not the Executive President as he represented to be. ANUNSA thereby wishes to issue a caveat.
“The public is advised to beware of persons parading themselves as
members of the Executive President, ANUNSA. Any person who purports to enter into business relations which such person, does so at his/her own risks.
“Moving forward, the National Executive has come up with a codification and identification exercise. Thus, bona fide members henceforth possess a unique identity number and code to establish authenticity of membership claims. The public should please take note”, he added.
Ambassador Olateru said ANUNSA is known for making impacts and affecting lives positively through propagating the ideals and principles of the United Nations.