Students of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) have elected a new slate of leaders to steer the affairs of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) for the 2023/2024 academic year.
The newly elected student leaders, who will officially take office next academic year, are seen as a diverse and dynamic group with a strong mandate to represent the interests of their fellow students.
The new president of the student body is Amoah Sarfo Kwarteng, a third-year accounting and finance student, and Umar Farouk Abdul Razak, a business administration student, is the new vice president.
The duo polled the highest number of votes at the elections, gathering 55 percent of the total votes cast to beat their closest contenders.
Their catchy campaign, which centred on unity, inclusivity, student welfare, and community involvement, caught on well with the student community, gaining significant attention for its unique and relatable message.
Other elected executives include Emmnauella Ntoni Akyemah (Secretary), Francis Yeboah Atiemo (Treasurer), Nihad Ibrahim Oases (Women’s Commissioner), Abraham Tawiah Nketia (External Affairs), and Aikins Agbesi (Financial Controller).
The rest are Walter Annoh Siameh (Electoral Commissioner), Seth Kwabena Sarfo (Auditor), and Joycelyn Lassey (Deputy Women’s Commissioner).
The new executives have pledged to work tirelessly to ensure that all students feel included and empowered, regardless of their backgrounds or beliefs.
They have also committed to working closely with university administrators to make sure that the voices of students are heard and their concerns addressed.