We Finance Our Administration From Personal Contributions – FCE Obudu SUG

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By Jonathan Ugbal

FCE Obudu SUG President, Comrade Samson Adie and Speaker of Parliament, Comrade Ekpe Jane
FCE Obudu SUG President, Comrade Samson Adie and Speaker of Parliament, Comrade Ekpe Jane

The present leadership of the Students Union Government( SUG) in the Federal College of Education (FCE) Obudu has disclosed that the administration has been footing its bills through personal contributions.

The President, Comrade Adie Samson and Speaker of parliament, comrade Ekpe Jane made this known in a chat with CrossRiverWatch.

The President who is a 200 level student in the department of economics/social studies in the school of Arts and Social Sciences says they inherited and still operate on a zero-balance account, and told our reporter about the challenges currently facing the leadership..

“I must say my executives and parliament are the most understanding in the world, when we assumed office a week or two later staff went on strike and since we resumed there has been no rancor despite the challenges.It has not been easy as we are yet to get a take off grant and our budget is still in the pipes as there was and there is nothing in the SUG account.We are always stranded and everything we do that demands money, we finance from personal donations and contributions”.

He stated further, “we believe in students welfare and will do what we can to build a recreation center, urinary among others but we cant operate well right now because we are mobile excos, though we are in talks with the school administration to provide a secretariat.We don’t want to repeat what happened years ago and we will ensure that does not happen that is why we are enduring all these conditions after all Rome was not built in a day” he maintained

The Speaker of parliament who is also a 200 level student in the Department of Business Education in the School of Vocational Education disclosed that it has been quite a bitter sweet ride in the parliament and also lamented the paucity of funds and bared her mind on issues surrounding the constitution.

“We have been trying our best, it is not easy leading a group of thirty legislators who represent the whole students especially when you are been viewed with stereotypes in the context of gender.
So far it has been interesting, ups and downs with the major challenge being that of finance and no provision for an office though we are discussing that with management.We came and met a constitution given to us by the management which some feel it is not really good enough but at least we have something to work with, any talk of review or amendment will be in the future as we don’t want to jeopardize what we have started.” she concluded.

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