Students of the University of Ilorin went to the polls last Thursday to elect new leaders to handle its affairs on the 2012/2013 academic session. At the end of the election, Aremu Abdulmalik of the Faculty of Science, emerged as the President.
As parts of efforts to conduct easy, free and fair election, the Students Union Government elections was done by e-voting as the old ballot paper was dumped.
The planning and conduct of the election was done by the Independent Students Electoral Commission (ISEC). ISEC was constituted on the 9th of May, 2012 by the Students Representative Council (SRC) and Ashim Togunde, 400 level Physiology student was elected as the chairman.
After the screening exercise, out of 32 aspirants for 11 posts at the Central Executive Council (CEC), only Lawal Oluwatofunmi, Faculty of Business and Social Science was disqualified.
After collating the results, ISEC chairman, Ashim Togunde announced the following aspirants as the winners: Aremu Abdulmalik, Faculty of Science as the president, Abiola Wakiyat, Faculty of Business and Social Science as vice-president, Abdulrahman Abdulraheem, Faculty of Law as the general secretary, Ogunwusi Adedeji, Faculty of Agriculture as the Assistant General Secretary.
Others are: Titilope Akogun, Faculty of Law as the PRO 1, Adegbite Muibat, Faculty of Basic Medical Science PRO 11, Adeboyegba Ibrahim, Faculty of Business and Social Science as the financial secretary, Olapetun Akinwale, Faculty of Business and Social Science as the Welfare Director, Oloyede Muftau, Faculty of Education as the sports director and Abiola Kehinde, Faculty of Education as the social director.