The New Year commenced in goodwill and attitude for the entire congressmen, stakeholders, comrades and students of the Igbogbo community as the long-processed motions and talks on the extension of tenure of office finally succeeds into actualization.
On the 2nd January 2021, Igbogbo Students’ Union President, Hon. Comr. Clinton O. Adeniji agreed to two years in office as an extension of the original one year term. The process which commenced in 2021 when the Constitution Review Committee was inaugurated has been approved into law by the President after pursuing ethical inquiry. The scrutiny constitutes of Review Committee, Public Hearing, Readings amongst others.
The Chairperson of the Committee, Comr. Tiwalade Alonge said, “the process was tougher than expected but finally coming into actualization is good news. There was a need to review and amend the law of the Union after it was last done in 2016”
“Following the provision of the constitution Section 54, the review can only be done in six years and this makes it the sixth year” Comr. Tiwalade Added
Speaker of the Union, Rt. Hon. Comr. Seitan Temitayo Ayangbola informed everyone after collecting distinct views, opinions and emotions that the Union’s constitution should be reviewed to acclimate the modifications in a new society, which eventually induced the union to toil on the constitution.
Establishing the stakeholders forum is to guarantee their involvement in the Union’s politics just to fiddle and serve as an advisory part to assuring a better face of the Union. The reviewed constitution shall take effect from 1st February, 2022 serving as a chart to the new administration.
In hindsight, it will create a need to involve more persons in the Union’s activities, ensuring the process and procedures of the Union goes on smoothly with fairness and favour. The establishment of the Stakeholders Forum will ensure that the forum plays an advisory in steering the actions of the Union to be adequately actualised.
Also, after due protocol and approval of the SRC, Igbogbo Students’ Union announced the conferment of Distinguished Comrade on Hon. Comr. Oyeyemi Omobowale.
Its official investiture shall take place alongside the Handing Over Ceremony of the New Executives says The President.