Eye balls have been raised, tongues have been restless as the Student Union Electoral Commission, SUEC, postponed the Student Union election.
In response to the agitations, the Dean of Student Affairs, Dr Olusegun Owolewa said the management of the University did not approve June 16 for the elections.
This was contained in the Dean’s response to an online opinion on the postponement of the Student Union election.
The Dean of Students disclosed that the University management approved June 23 as the date for Student Union elections.
Dr Owolewa reiterated that it is not the duty of the aspirants to choose the date for the election.
The Dean added that the approved date of Elections, which was June 23, 2021 coincides with UTME at CBT Centre of the University prompted the postponement of the elections till after second semester examinations.
“The University Management approved 23rd June, 2021 as the date of election. Aspirants met with SUEC and fixed 16th June for elections.
“When has it become the duty of aspirants to fix the election date? Management did not approve 16th June, 2020 as the date of elections.
“The approved date of Elections which was 23rd June, 2021 coincides with UTME at CBT Centre. This is the reason for the shift in the date of the election till after the 2nd examinations. Please, take note.”