LASU gets new SUG Excos

LASU Appoints new SUG Excos

Badmus Oladapo Uthman, Faculty of Education, Lagos State University (LASU) has emerged the President of the Institution’s Students’ Union as he defeated his Faculty of Law counterpart in a keenly contested election held on Tuesday, 15th June, 2021.

Other executives that will work alongside the new president were elected, too, in a free and fair election.

LASU gets new SUG Excos

Badmus broke a 26 year old jinx as he polled 3,437 votes against his law opponent’s 1,686 votes to coast home to victory. 

The last time Faculty of Education produced the president of the union was in 1996, when Sulaimon Arigbabuwo( Bruno) defeated other candidates to lead the Students’ Union.

The Zenith ICT, Main Campus, Ojo, venue of the announcement of the final results in the evening by the Chairman, Independent Electoral Committee, Abdul Hamid Areh, was jam packed as the students in their large number trooped in to get a first hand information of those who would steer the ship of their union for the next one year. They all waited patiently in the face of suspense as the electoral committee put finishing touches to the final Collation of results.

As soon as the results were announced with that of the new president announced last, it was ecstacy, song of victory and jubilation by his supporters as Badmus was declared the new president to lead the Lagos State University Students’ Union for the next one year. 

The electronic voting took place across the three campuses( Ojo, Ikeja and Epe) of the University Simultaneously. 

The voting started early, with the students exercising their franchise, orderly and peacefully at the designated voting centres at the different faculties under the watchful eyes of the security personnel of the university and other security agents. There was no untoward incident as the atmosphere was a convivial one as the voters exchanged pleasantries and banters , while the agents of the contestants maintained law and order, too. The ICT staff were on hand to provide assistance where necessary.

The Duo of the Dean, Students’ Affairs, Dr. Tajudeen Olumoko and Director, ICT, Dr. Toyin Enikuomehin, who were on hand during the declaration of the final results, also went round the election venues to ensure was conducted free and fair.

Here are the other final results and the winners as released at a glance:

WELFARE DIRECTOR( IKEJA CAMPUS)

Kofoworola Adekunle 180 – WINNER

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WELFARE DIRECTOR- EPE CAMPUS

– Habeeb Ajose – 173 

– Faruk Akinsanya – 300 WINNER

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WELFARE DIRECTOR ( OJO CAMPUS)

-Fahd Oyekan – 2,262

WINNER

-Sulaimon Obisesan – 2,021

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SPORTS DIRECTOR

-Hakeem Alade -1,732

-Azeez Adeyemo – 3,175 WINNER

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SOCIAL DIRECTOR

– Oyindamola Oshodi – 2,200

– Adedayo Towolawi – 2,781

WINNER

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PUBLIC RELATION OFFICER

– Mathew Olusola – 3,090

WINNER

– Oluwaseun Kayode – 1,782

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ASST GENERAL SECRETARY ( IKEJA CAMPUS)

– Samuel Ososanya – 181

WINNER

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ASST GENERAL SECRETARY ( EPE CAMPUS)

– Opemipo Akindele – 438

WINNER

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ASST GENERAL SECRETARY ( OJO CAMPUS

– Alimot Kelani – 2,695

WINNER

– Kayode Obanla – 1,551

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GENERAL SECRETARY

– Folorunsho Mabinuori – 4,251

WINNER

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TREASURER

– Olanrewaju Irawo – 2,343

– Jafar Ibrahim – 2,557

WINNER

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FINANCIAL SECRETARY

– John Diekola – 1,352

– Nimota Ogunlana – 3,543

WINNER

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VICE PRESIDENT ( IKEJA CAMPUS)

– Rotimi Adigun – 181

WINNER

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VICE PRESIDENT ( EPE CAMPUS)

– Abiodun Onibudo – 52

– Kehinde Oluwatosin – 163

– Ahmed Shitta – 260

WINNER

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VICE PRESIDENT ( OJO CAMPUS)

-Muslimah Onikoyi – 2,137

– Misturah Rabiu – 2, 215

WINNER

The results as released by the Independent Electoral Committee.

The 31st Lagos State University Students’ Union newly elected Executives are expected to be sworn in at a date yet to be announced by the Lagos State University Students’ Affairs Division.

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