The 2022 University of Ghana Students Representative Council election have began.
The election began at 8:05am.
The mode for this year’s election is strictly online with assistance from the University of Ghana Computing Systems (UGCS).
Students who received their unique links from UGCS were able to cast their votes sucessfully.
As of 9:03am, 1,201 students had voted.
Five Presidential and Vice Presidential Candidates are on the ballot screen. They are Curtis Owusu Akomeah & Lindah Ackah-Mensah, Martin Boakye & Abraham Lincoln, Samuel Ackom & Ramzy Ahmed, Graham Oduro & Benedict Bortsie and Noah Wumborbi & Kojo Ambruce.
Diana Ohene Bemah, Vida Mintah, Ernestina Mahama and Emmauella Boakye Yiadom are contesting for the General Secretary position.
Edward Owusu Boateng and Michael Kuti are also in the race for the SRC Treasurer position.
The Public Relations Officer of the University of Ghana Students Representative Council Electoral Commission, Bright Siaw earlier assured students of the commission’s commitment to release the provisional results of the election right after close of polls.
Speaking on Campus Exclusive on Monday, October 24 , 2022, Bright Siaw said considering the fact that the election is online, the commission will ensure that the provisional results would be released when polls end at 5pm.
Declaration of provisional results will be right after election, we’d just plug in and play then you display the provisional results so immediately after the elections as stipulated in our constitutional instrument, we declare provisional results.he said.
Story by: Kelly Adjetey Boye | univers.ug.edu.gh