‘He Is Carrying Out His Job Diligently’- NANS President Hails Kyari After GCEO’s Conferment As Outstanding Personality Of The Year

The National Association of Nigerian Students, has conferred an award of excellence and outstanding personality of the year on the Group Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Ltd, Mallam Mele Kyari.

Speaking during the conferment at the Association’s National Students Leadership and Mentorship summit in Warri, Delta State on Monday, with the theme: ‘The Role of the Student in Nation Building & Sustaining Democracy’, NANS president, Comrade Lucky Emonefe, said the award was in recognition of Kyari’s dedication, excellent service delivery to Nigerians and most importantly, for his love for the youth.

“He is responsive to the needs of Nigerian students and he’s carrying out his job diligently.”

Speaking further, the NANS president said “We see him as a role model and a source of inspiration to us the younger generation.

“That is why today we recognise him with NANS outstanding personality of the year, and we are using this opportunity to encourage him on his part of excellence and his commitment to see that Nigeria prosper.”

In his response, the GCEO expressed gratitude to the students for recognition.

Represented by the Executive Vice President, Downstream, Mr. Dapo Segun, Kyari, who was the special guest of honour urged the students to eschew mediocrity and not to be distracted as they have a role to play in nation building
He advised them to avail themselves of the technological advancement and ‘’tap into it’’ for the benefit of the nation.

In his goodwill message, the Special Assistant to the President on student engagement, Comrade Sunday Dayo Asefon said over 70,000 students have applied to the students’ loan scheme which was recently signed into law by the president.

As a mark of his commitment to education, the president, he said, has also removed university lectures from the Integrated Payroll and Personnel System, IPPIS.

The summit attracted participants from the academia, business community and government agencies.

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