The Dean of Students at the University of Ghana, Prof. Godfred Bopkin has cleared all thirteen (13) aspirants to participate in the 2021 Students Representative Council elections.
A statement signed by the Chairperson of the SRC Electoral Commission, Henry Ackon on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, mentioned that the aspirants were verified by the Dean and qualify to contest in the elections having met the University’s academic requirement of CGPA 3.0.
“A letter received by the Electoral Commission from the office of the Dena of Students Affairs on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, stated that all thirteen (13) aspirants were verified and qualify to contest in the elections having met the University’s academic requirements,” the statement said.
The statement further announced the successful completion of the first phase of the electoral processes and assured students of a free and fair election in the coming days.
“The Electoral Commission remains committed to its service to the student body as it has ensured that the first phase of the procedures has been completed successfully, and also assures the university community of a free and fair electoral process with all COVID-19 protocols duly observed,” it added.
Full statement below
The University of Ghana Students Representative Council (UGSRC) has also opened applications for students who wish to serve on the SRC vetting committee.
A communique signed by the Acting President of the UGSRC, Nana Kwame Amo Ntow Fianko on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, indicated that this was in pursuance of Article 41(e) of the SRC constitution.
The application which was opened on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, closes on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 11:59 pm.
The communique urged interested students to deliver their application either by hardcopy at the SRC Union Building or softcopy via email at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2021 SRC electoral calendar sighted by #UniversNews schedules Friday, July 30, 2021, for vetting of aspirants by an SRC Vetting Panel with the Electoral Commissioner as the chair.
2021 UGSRC Electoral Calendar below