Pyrates Confraternity unveils 70th-anniversary mascot

A number of activities have been launched by the National Association of Seadogs (NAS) to mark its 70th birthday.

Pyrates Confraternity, which was established in 1952, takes pride in being the first student organization on a Nigerian university campus.

The National Capon, Mr. Abiola Owoaje, and other executive members attended the ceremony held at the Radisson Hotels in Ikeja, Lagos, where they unveiled the theme and logo for this year’s Founders’ Day celebrations.

In his opening remarks, Owoaje stated that Friday’s celebration was just the beginning of the 70th anniversary’s planned schedule of events, which would extend for months.

Themed: “70 years of service to immunity”, the ‘NAS Capone’ explain that this year’s celebration will be parked with various activities geared towards showcasing the stateliness of the organisation, its humanitarian journey in the last 70 years, and resoluteness to continue to fight for equity and fairness in the Nigerian society.

“We shall also use the period, especially as we inch closer to the 2023 elections to continue our push for a just society where no one would be a victim of colour, gender, or creed” Adding that the most befitting peak would be innings being a pre-election year.

“We shall through our celebrations join Nigerians to demand free, fair, and credible elections in 2023. This, will be the most fitting climax of the celebrations,” he said.

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