UG: Akuafo Hall JCR President appointed as interim SRC president

President of the Akuafo Hall Junior Common Room, University of Ghana, Nana Amo Ntow Fianko, has been appointed as the acting President of the Students Representative Council of the University.

Mensah Sarbah Hall JCR Secretary, Ruby Nkansah has also been appointed as acting SRC General Secretary.

These appointments are in line with Article 25 of the SRC constitution.

The Article, allows for the appointment of interim SRC leaders when it envisaged that it is impracticable to hold elections in a particular academic year.

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Students who had declared their intention to contest in the election are unhappy about the decision to invoke Article 25 of the SRC constitution.

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Samspon Tagbor, one of the leading Presidential aspirants believes that it is even premature for Article 25 to be invoked as the semester is yet to officially end.

General Secretary aspirant, Nervisa Oteng-Ababio, Treasurer aspirants Emmanuel Achio and Nicholas Armah are all of the views that the SRC can still hold an election even though the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic makes it look impracticable.

Story by: Jeffrey Nyabor

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