FUOYE elects SRC speaker and other principal officers
The Federal University Oye-Ekiti students representative council has elected Anifowose Sulaimon of Mechatronics Engineering as the House Speaker.
The election was conducted for the speaker and other principal officers earlier with an open ballot where over forty-three honourables from Ikole and Oye campus voted for their principal officers.
He won the election unopposed.
The other elected principal officers are Adebusi Segun from Agriculture Education and Samuel Chuks who emerged as the Deputy Speaker and Chief Whip, respectively.
In a keen contest, Yunus Abdullahi, a Political Science student defeated Ezekiel Adeniyi from Fishery and Aquaculture with twenty-two votes over nineteen to emerge as the Macebearer.
Babatunde Sunday, a Biochemistry student defeated Adeitan Sunday from Theatre and Media Arts to clinch the post of Clerk, with thirty-six over five votes.
Speaking after the election, the elected speaker, Rt. Hon Anifowose Sulaimon appreciated everyone for voting peacefully.
“I will like everyone to work hand in hand for the betterment and welfarism of the great FUOYITES,” he said.
It is important to note that this is the second Students’ Representative Council election since the Student Union Government was established in 2017.