UNN student leader impeached over N3.2m fraud

The Senate of the Student Union Government (SUG), University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) has impeached its president, Nnamani Ifeanyi.

Nnamani, a student of the Faculty of Law, was removed on Tuesday for alleged financial impropriety amounting to the tune of N3,238, 500.00

He has been impeached just as the union’s tenure was coming to an end.

A vote of no confidence was passed on Nnamani by the members of the upper legislative chambers of the SUG parliament.

In his place, Ogbuh Chinazam Ameh, was appointed as acting president of the Senate.

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In a memo issued to the entire university community on Tuesday, the acting Senate president, Ogbuh said, Nnamani “shall vacate office with immediate effect and refund the sum of N3,238, 500 back to the Students Union Government”.

“Abuse of Constitutional powers by illegally removing a Senator from the Senate and reviewing the judgement of the judiciary, contrary to Section 10 (1) of the SUG Constitution 2014

“Total disregard for the institutions of the government of Students Union Government as he calls senators comedians, contrary to Section 10(1) of the SUG 2016

“Total disobedience and disregard to the provisions of the SUG Constitution 2016.”

SOURCE: THE NATION

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