The South West zone of the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has suspended an exco member, identified as Awoyinfa Opeoluwa over rape allegations.
Newsbreak reports Awoyinfa Opeoluwa is been accused of drugging and rapping a Federal University of Technology (FUTO) 500 level female student, name withheld.
NANS statement reads thus, “The attention of the Leadership of NANS Zone D (south west) has been drawn to a disturbing news trending on social media involving one FUTA 500L student who was said to have been drugged, raped and subsequently filmed for blackmailing purpose.
“As an ideological Zone with the sincere love of Nigerian students at heart, the zone hereby suspend Awoyinfa Opeoluwa with immediate effect pending the determination of the allegation against him. The Zone has immediately set up a committee to holistically review the allegations of rape and blackmail against the said individual, and get back to the zone with a comprehensive and unbiased report within the next 5 working days.
“It should be on record that the leadership of NANS ZONE D totally frown at rape and other social vices, even as the zone had in recent times frequently campaigned against rape and other vices in the zone and the country at large. Assured that the zone remains committed to ensuring equity and social justice for all Nigerian Students irrespective of age, sex, tribe or status”.
The 5-man Committee appointed to conduct the said discreet investigation on the subject matter includes the following:
1. COM OMOTOSHO SURPRISE
ONDO NANS JCC CHAIRMAN
2. COMR ADELEKE ABIDEMI QUADRI
OYO NANS JCC CHAIRMAN
3. COMR IBIYEMI ABIODUN
SUG PRESIDENT FUTA
4. COMR TEMIKOTAN OLUWASEUN OMOTOLA
DIR OF GENDER NANS ZONE D
5. COMR TAIWO JOEL
ONDO NAUS CHAIRMAN