Students who have contested for certain positions in GIJ after the vetting procedure, sometimes get disqualified for one reason or the other. However, this year’s disqualification of candidates is no exception.
Vetting of candidates for the 2021 upcoming GIJ-SRC elections took place on Thursday, September 3 with the results being announced yesterday, Saturday, September 5, 2021. Some candidates did not meet the designated percentage presented by the Electoral Commission of GIJ, which implies that, they have been disqualified and cannot go through to participate in this year’s election.
The students who couldn’t make it up the EC’s requirement, and were able to make ineligible progress to further their participation in this year’s election include; an aspirant for the organizing secretary, Mr. Daniel Geraldo, came out with (61.4%) of the votes cast, which got him disqualified.
Three other presidential candidates also couldn’t meet the requirements and were disqualified. Mr. Albert Konadu was able to garner (66.4%) votes, Mr. David Nana Appiah a.k.a FARMAN, was also able to rise to the top with (67.2%), which eventually didn’t push him through.
Then, the last candidate on the disqualified list is, Mr. Abdulai Saaka, who gained (66%) of the votes cast. The EC reiterates that, disqualified candidates who have some complaints to make should write to the Judicial Commission of the institution, stating their dissatisfactions categorically as far as the vetting results is concerned.