AFAS FLC Approves Executive’s Administrative Budget, Sets up Adhoc Committee


Lawal Maruf

Association of Faculty of Arts Students Legislative Council has on Friday, September 22, 2023, approved the amount of Two hundred and thirty-two thousand and fifty naira (N232,050) for the administrative budget of the executive council for the 2022/2023 academic session.

Following the earlier presentation of the proposed budget by the executive council in the last sitting, the house approved the budget in an emergency sitting held at Room 71, Faculty of Arts, after the Director of Social and Welfare Services had presented the proposed budget of his office.

Having gone through series of modifications on the floor of the house, the budget had a sum of 25,300 naira approved for the office of the President; 13,000 naira for the Vice-President’s office; 23,500 naira for the offices of the General & Assistant General Secretary; 6,000 naira for the office of the Financial Secretary; 26,700 naira for the office of the Director of Publicity and Information; 58,000 naira for the Director of Sports, while 63,500 naira and 16,050 naira was approved for the offices of the Director of Social and Welfare and the Treasurer, respectively.

In a motion moved by the deputy Speaker of the house, Hon. Janet (English Constituency) and seconded by Hon. Oluwayanmipe (Classics Constituency), the house approved the total amount of 232,050 naira, with the clause that “every items bought should be submitted to the adhoc committee for confirmation for transparency and accountability.

In a bid to enhance transparency, the speaker, Rt. Hon. Alagufon Lukman Olalekan, set up an adhoc committee that will supervise the approved budget and carry out investigations in ensuring that the contents of the budget are adequately catered for. The speaker appointed Hon. Yeboah Daniel of Religious studies Constituency as the chairman of the adhoc committee.

“The ad hoc committee will oversee all what we approved. All executive members should be accountable based on the budget approved for their respective offices. You can call on any member of the committee or principal officer of the FLC to present the item or the receipt of the items you buy to them”, he said.

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