December seems to be a splendid month to the Member representing Barkin Ladi/Riyom Federal Constituency and Plateau North Senate Candidate as the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone ‘C’ under the Leadership of Cmr. Dafoum Naankin endorsed him for Senate in the forthcoming 2019 General elections.
Cmr. Naankin who was accompanied by SUG Leaders of University of Jos, Federal College of Forestry, Plateau State University etc said the endorsement of Barr. I. D. Gyang was in tandem with his matchless proficiency in service to humanity, human capital empowerment, societal impact and transformation.
He said the Legislator is adding value to nation building and has become a voice of the people in the National Assembly where his achievements are laudable, inspiring and commendable.
Cmr. Naankin said NANS spotlighted Rep Gyang in as a rear gem, a profound youth and students mentor and emancipator, an unsurpassed Philanthropist, Patriotic Nigerian, Nationalist, a Proponent of a prosperous Nigeria, a man of proven character and integrity, a moral template worthy of emulation, an Advocate of egalitarianism and an Icon most suited for emulation by Students.
Cmr. Naankin said Rep. Gyang has placed himself as an enviable figure on the nations political stage. He opined that Rep. I. D. Gyang was, from the womb, ordained a blessing to his fatherland and generation hence displaying a large hearted in serving humanity beyond the entrapment and limitation of ethnicity nor religion.
“Posterity will record and accord you accolades for your strategic contributions to human capacity development in awarding scholarships to over 300 undergraduate and postgraduate students in Tertiary Institutions and the aggressive advocacy you undertook in Peace building and peaceful coexistence, he said.
A Certificate of endorsement was given to Rep Gyang by the NANS Zone ‘C’ with a pledge of 11,000 votes from Students across the 10 tertiary institutions in Plateau North towards his victory at the polls come February 2018.
Rep Gyang was also decorated into NANS Zone ‘C’ hall of fame.
Rep. I. D. Gyang in his response at the event which took place at his Campaign Office in Jos on Saturday 1/12/18 stated that he was humbled by the endorsement of his person and candidature by the students under the umbrella body of NANS Zone ‘C’.
He stated that he was further challenged to ensure that he models integrity, patriotism and excellence in service to the nation to provide a basis for mentorship for the students.
Rep Gyang recalled that he had been associated with students for long dating back to his days as Director and Permanent Secretary in the Plateau State Civil Service where he related closely with the students and youths. He reiterated his believe in the fact that the best way to build a nation is to build and empower the youth.
He urged the students to devote time to their studies so as to be better equipped and prepared for the opportunities and leadership that tomorrow will afford them.
He assured the students that their support towards his victory at the polls shall be reciprocated with unparalleled commitment and dedication to credible and able representation in the National Assembly to impact the people positively and meaningfully.
He concluded by stating that he will equally include in his legislative agenda, advocacy for the upward review of the nations budgetary allocation to the education sector in order to meet up the globally accepted benchmarks.
This, he believes, will go a long way in upgrading learning facilities and education infrastructure in our schools and also address the incessant strikes by ASUU, a development that has impeded academics in our Universities.
He called for the speedy resolution of current ASUU strike by the Federal Government to ensure that University students return to normal academic work.
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