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Socialist Democracy July - August 2003 Index


By Eko John-Nicholas

The Democratic Socialist Movement (DSM), Ibadan Aggregate branch meeting is composed of the local branches of the Democratic Socialist Movement in University of Ibadan, The Polytechnic, Ibadan, Moor Plantation, etc. It was set up early this year and attendance at meeting is between 15-20. The meeting hold every Monday.




The aggregate branch successfully organised a symposium on 22nd May, 2003. The theme was: 2003 Elections: The Lessons and Way Forward for the Working Masses. The symposium was held at the Polytechnic Ibadan. The General Secretary of DSM, Segun Sango was the guest speaker and the programme was attended by 26 persons from different schools within Ibadan. Also, students from Olabisi Onabanjo University, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Osun State College of Technology, Esa-Oke and Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. 5 copies of the SD were sold and a struggle fund of N355 was realised. About 10 people signified intention to join the organisation.




The Ibadan Aggregate branch has also intervened in struggles in the School of Nursing, Eleyele, Ibadan; School of Forestry, Jericho, Ibadan and School of Hygiene, Eleyele, Ibadan.

The aggregate branch has agreed to start taking DSM paper, Socialist Democracy, to industrial areas, especially, Oluyole industrial estate to sell once the next edition is out, on a weekly basis. This will be done collectively by the entire comrades from all the branches. On finance, comrades are encouraged to pay their monthly subs. Also, a weekly due of N20 is also collected for computer work and necessary interventions required by other branches.




Socialist Democracy July - August 2003 Index