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CAC removes Dickson Akoh, others from NYCN board of trustees

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Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) has removed Dickson Akoh from the Board of Trustees of Nigeria Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) over age ineligibility.

Corporate Affairs move followed the Court judgement which confirmed the National Executive Council (NEC) of NYCN.

CAPITAL POST recalls that the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, in a judgment delivered by Justice O. A. Musa on 12th, August 2020 suit number FCT/HC/BW/CV/181/2020, declared Amb. Sukubo Sara-Igbe Sukubo as the duly elected President of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN).

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In documents obtained by CAPITAL POST on Monday, the CAC
has cancelled and withdrawn the certificate of registration of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) bearing Dickson Akoh’s name and other over aged BoT members and rendered it incognito.

“CAC in a letter with reference number COM/SPM/2020/044 dated 9th October 2020 signed by Dr Femi Ogunlade for the Registrar General addressed to the acclaimed Chairman, Board of Trustees titled “Re: consent of the Board of Trustees (BoT) to file new Constitution of the National Youth Council of Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission has shown that it has cancelled and withdrawn the registration of the association on just and equitable ground.

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Part of the letter read:: “The Commission also notes that the composition of the membership of Council is in default of the National Youth Policy and the Constitution of the Association which prescribes maximum of 35 years to be eligible for election into any office.

”By the above, the following trustees who are above 35 years of age and whose names appeared on the certificate of registration of the association issued on 3rd November 2017 are ineligible to continue to serve as trustees.

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”Consequently, the Commission has cancelled and withdrawn the certificate of registration of the association on just and equitable group.

”You are therefore enjoined to submit the original certificate of registration”.

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