The Electoral Commission of the Accra City Campus’ Students Representative Council (ACC-SRC) of the University of Ghana Students Representative Council has opened nominations for the election of Executive Officers for the school’s SRC for the 2019/2020 academic year.
This is to allow prospective candidates contest in the upcoming SRC elections scheduled for later in April.
A statement signed by Ebenezer Ayerakwa, Chairman of the ACC-SRC electoral commission said, the nominations which opened on Monday, April 1, at 10:00am will close on Friday, April 5, at 6:00pm.
The statement said, interested candidates can contact the ACC-SRC office pick up forms which must bear the signature of the Chairperson or any of the two deputies.
Positions to be vied in this election are President and Vice President, General Secretary, Treasurer and Women’s Commissioner.
Following the approval of the Constitutional Instrument guiding this year’s electoral processes, presidential aspirants will be required to GHC 300 and those aspiring for other portfolios paying GHC 200 to file their nomination.
Below is the notice from the ACC-SRC EC on the opening of nominations
Pursuant to Article 36 of the SRC Constitution, the SRC Electoral Commission through this communique, hereby serves notice to the general student body that nominations have been opened for the Executive Officers portfolios of the SRC (President & Vice, General Secretary,Treasurer and WOCOM) for the 2019/2020 academic year.
The picking and filing of nominations starts from Monday, 1st April, 2019 at 10:00am and ends on Friday, 5th March, 2019 at 6:00pm.
Students who are interested in the above mentioned Executive Portfolios are required to :
(a) Satisfy all the provisions granted under Article 30(1) of the ACC SRC Constitution.
(b) Pick nomination forms from the ACC SRC office ; the forms must bear the signature of the Chairperson or any of the two deputies.
Nomination forms shall be served with a copy of the Constitutional Instrument(C.I) governing the elections for onward perusal, in fulfillment of the requirements provided in the C. I and by extension, in the nomination forms.
NB: No nomination form shall be received outside the stated date and time.
Story by: Khadijatu Abdul Latiff|universnewsroom.com