House of Representatives member Tolulope Akande-Sadipe.

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has endorsed the secong term bid of House of Representatives member Tolulope Akande-Sadipe for a second term for the Oluyole Federal Constituency of Ibadan, Oyo State, South-West Nigeria.

A statement by a Media Aide to Akande-Sadipe, Mr Lekan Olusada, said that the NANS National Vice President, External Affairs, Mr. Akinteye  Afeez, gave the endorsement when the leadership of the students’ body visited the legislator on Wednesday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Afeez reportedly said that the association had followed Akande-Sadipe’s achievements closely for years.

He said that a number of students in the diaspora had benefited from her educational programme for the constituency.

The student leader said: “She has built different school facilities in Oluyole Federal Constituency that have provided good learning environment for pupils.

“Recently, she presented a bill to make JAMB (Joint Admissions Matriculation Board – Joint Matriculation Examinations) valid for three years; she is a thoughtful woman.”

He urged her not to relent her efforts in developing the students, saying that the youth and students would ensure she won her re-election.

Responding, Akande-Sadipe, expressed delight over the endorsement, saying that the gathering was about the future of Oluyole.

“I want to thank NANS leadership for coming out to validate this God blessed mandate. My team and I are just starting.

“The agenda for a better Oluyole Federal Constituency is still on track. We will commit more into education in the constituency, she said.

She promised to continue to support education and give pupils the conducive environment to learn.

The association also presented a certificate of endorsement to the lawmaker.

Other students at the occasion declared their support for the lawmaker for what was as her qualitative contributions at the lower chamber of the National Assembly.