Sunday Asefon, the newly elected President of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), has debunked claims that he is 48, 45, 43 years old.
WITHIN NIGERIA reports that Sunday Asefon yesterday emerged the president elect of the association after he got 155 votes to defeat his closest rival, Olushola Oladoja, who scored 100 votes.
After his emergence, multiple online reports had claimed that he is 48, 45, 43 years old, while some also stated that he is a civil servant of the Ekiti State Government.
In a statement personally signed by him on Friday, December 4, through his team called “Symbol of new NANS”, Asefon has now addressed the reports as he disclosed that he is 35-year old.
He further revealed that he is a post graduate student of the Department of Public Sector Governance and Administration, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.
The statement read in part;
“Let it be on note that Asefon is 35 years old and a post graduate student of the Department of Public Sector Governance and Administration, Ekiti State University, Ado Ekiti.
“Comrade Asefon wishes to reiterate again for the umpteenth time that he will be open to answering clarifications about his person or the association he will lead for the next one year from members of the fifth estate of the realm and advise journalist and journalist in training to appreciate the importance of evidence based journalism and priorities the ethics of story balancing before rushing to the press or blogs.”