The Electoral Commission of the University of Ghana Accra City (ACC-SRC EC) campus has extended the deadline for the submission of nomination forms.
Aspirants now have until 3pm of Monday April 8, 2019 to submit their forms.
The Electoral Commission had set 6pm of Friday, 5th March, 2019 as the deadline receiving of nomination forms but following a Judicial ruling on a case brought before it by one of the Presidential aspirants, the EC extended the deadline for submission of forms.
Richard Mawunyo Mensah, a presidential aspirant had sent a petition to the court praying it to order the Electoral Commission to extend the deadline for the filing of nomination forms.
According to Richard Mensah, their inability to submit their nomination forms within the stipulated time was “due to unforeseen circumstances beyond our control”
In a communique signed by the Chairman of the Electoral Commission, Ebenezer Ayerakwa, deadline for submission of nominations forms for SRC Executive portfolios has been extended to Monday April, 8th, 2019 at 3:00pm.
Below is the communique sent to students from the Office of the Electoral Commission
UG-ACC SRC Electoral Commission through this communique, hereby serves notice to the general student body and aspirants that the deadline for submission of nomination forms for SRC Executive portfolios has been extended to Monday April, 8th 2019 at 3:00pm
This extension comes off per the ruling of the University Of Ghana SRC-ACC
No forms will be accepted outside the stipulated deadline
Story by: Khadijatu Latiff Ibrahim|universnewsroom.com