The legislative arm of the Student Union Government (SUG) Plateau State University has impeached the SUG President, Treasurer while a suspension on the Union Financial secretary.
This according to the arm is as a results of Fund embezzlement by the President.
In a statement issued 21 out of 24 Senators signed for the impeachment which is upto the 2/3 stipulated in the Union Constitution.
Read the complete statement below ;
STUDENT UNION GOVERNMENT ( SUG)
LEGISLATIVE ARM PLASU…
DATE; 9TH NOV 2022
IMPEACHEMENT OF SUG PRESIDENT,TREASURER AND THE SUSPENSION OF FIN.SEC.
Prior to the above,The Students Union Government wants to notify the mangement,stakeholders of the Institution,Students and the public that the Student Union Government president,Treasurer are being Impeached while the Financial Secretary Suspended pending investigation..The Students Union Government Legislative Arm Led by her Speaker Rt Hon.Timsel Fannap have been you and doing to ensure accountability and Transperency in the institution and so therefore it has become imperative to note that the decision of the house was taken due to the findings the house had.
We need to keep records straight to give more clarification.The following were charged against the president;
- He printed Receipt without the consent of the parliament and could not account for the receipt printed.
- The Loan of 100,000 was given to an individual unaccounted for and uptill date have not been remitted.
- The Treasurer used 100,000 without the consent of the parliament for her personal investment
- The president withdrew 200,000 without the consent of the house and with no reason for what the money was used for
The above were proven to be true and after deliberation 21 Senators out of 24 signed for thr Impeachement of the President and Treasurer while the Financial Sec Has Been suspended.
The Parliament wants to assure the students that its acting in accordance to the mandate given to her by the masses and will not compromise no matter the pressure its facing.The Union will not be deterred rather it will act on the mandate given to her by the students..
The Acting President will be announced in due course while Students Academic Activities continues!