The executive arm of Adekunle Ajasin University Akungba-Akoko, AAUA, Student Union, has replied to a-three day ultimatum given to them by the AAUASU SRC to every concerned executive to provide the Union’s statement of account.
In the letter obtained by AAUA INSIDER, the SEC has replied to the ultimatum of three working days given to them by the AAUA SRC under the leadership of Rt. Hon Rasheed I. Adeleke that takes effect from Monday, October 25 2021 till Wednesday, 27 2021.
Recall that the SRC sent a letter through the clerk to the SEC to provide the statement of an account of the Union given the reports flying around of embezzlement of funds from the past administration.
In the letter signed by Comrade Hon. Kolade Ogunsanmi, AAUASU President, and the General Secretary Comrade Tolulope Adeyefa, The President nor any members of the Student Executive Council SEC will not take to the request of the letter from the leadership of the Student Representative Council SRC if the SRC under the leadership of Rt. Hon Rasheed O. Adeleke can not follow due protocol and can not address the Executive Council with the utmost respect.
The statement read in part, ‘We want to put to the notice of the Senate President, and that of the public who might be misinformed, that the current administration under Comrade Ogunsanmi Kolade is yet to operate or carry out any transactions with the Students’ Union account due to delay in change of signatories to the Union account which is also as a result of the unavailability of the former signatories.
“However, the Students’ Executive Council during her second meeting today, 22nd October, 2021 have resolved to ensure that all processes to the changing of signatories to the Union account is carried out not later than Monday, 25th October, 2021 as all the three (3) former executives (President, Financial Secretary and Treasurer) bearing signatories to the account has been summoned to vet their signatures not later than the set date”.
The SEC also added that they will not certain any request from the SRC if the proper channel are not consulted or informed before writing letters on WhatsApp platform.
“Nevertheless, we count is as an aberration on the part of the Senate President to write the President of the Union, Comrade Ogunsanmi Kolade in a manner that paints him(Multiple) and other SEC members in a bad way. We want to believe that the Senate President, Sen. Aremo Royal, understands protocols and is expected to write officially to the union with proper consultations when occasion arises, rather than writing on WhatsApp platforms. In light of this, the President nor any members of the Students’ Executive Council(SEC) will not take to the request of the letter from the leadership of the Students’ Representative Council(SRC)”.
Agbelusi Samuel is a campus journalist, writer, red carpet host, political and sport analyst. A political science student that covers news and politics beats for AAUA INSIDER.