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Nigerian Students Association Attacks NNPC Over Age Limit

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NANs furious Over NNPC age limits

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has known as on the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to reconsider the age restrict contained in its current emploment be aware to keep away from mass protests.

The association made the decision on Thursday in a assertion jointly signed through Comrades Abubakar Muhammed Gambo and Idowu Odebunmi, Senate President and Chairman Anti-corruption Committee of NANS, respectively.

According to NANS, the Corporation can not declare lack of awareness of demanding situations of tertiary education within the Nigeria.

“The NNPC cannot declare lack of expertise of the many challenges that attend our educational device and how these have greatly stretched degree programmes in public owned establishments.

“It is on report that the latest employment technique of the NNPC automatically disqualifies job seekers above the age of 28 and all who received  certification beyond 2014.

“The standards for employment being canvassed and pursued by way of the Corporation, is not simplest discriminatory however additionally unpatriotic and reminiscent of an autocratic group,” it stated.

The affiliation queried the common sense in the back of the criteria for employment by way of the NNPC because it adversely affected youths and others inherently certified for employment.

“It is the peak of bureaucratic excess and overreach for the NNPC to set an age limit over people just anyhow.

“Age have to no longer determine the destiny of one million process seekers on a discriminatory whim with out a bearing at the dynamics of our time,” NAN quoted the affiliation as saying.

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