EKSU Release SUG Election Timetable & Guidelines for 2016/2017 Session

This is to inform the generality of the students of the Ekiti State University (EKSU), Ado-Ekiti that the Vice-Chancellor has approved that the 2016/2017 Students’ Union Government (SUG) Election time table will commence with effect from Monday, 30th May, 2016 at the Directorate of Students Affairs.


The approved time table is indicated below:

1) 20th May 2016 – Commencement of Students Union Electoral Process.
2) 24th May 2016 – Inauguration of Members of the Students Union Electoral Committee by the Vice-Chancellor. 1 day
3) 30th  May-10th June, 2016 – Filling of Nomination Forms and commencement of Students Union Campaign activities. 2 weeks
4) 14th June, 2016 – Submission of Nomination Forms closes. 1 day
5) 16th  – 17th June, 2016 – Screening of candidates for the Students Union Election/Result of screening. 2 days
6) 22nd June, 2016 – Manifesto Day. 1 day
7) 23rd June, 2016 – End of campaign for the Students Union Election. 1 day
8) 30th June, 2016 – Students Union Election. 1 day
9) 2nd July, 2016 – Constitution of Students Union Election Appeal Committee. 1 day
10) 25th July, 2016 – Swearing-in of the New Students Union Executives – 1day

The positions to be contested in the Election are indicated below:

1. President     –     Regular Students
2. (a) Vice-President I    –     Regular
(b)  Vice-President II    –     Part-Time
3. Secretary General    –     Regular
4. Asst. Secretary General     –     Part-Time
5. Public Relations Officer   –     Regular
6. Financial Secretary     –     Regular
7. Asst. Financial Secretary   –      Part-Time
8. Treasurer   –   Regular
9. Welfare Director   –   Regular
10. Social Director  –    Regular
11. Sports Director   –   Regular
12. Asst. Sports Director   –  Part-Time

Qualification: Any prospective candidate must not score below 3.00 CGPA in the 2014/2015 Second Semester Examination.

Collection of Nomination forms:

  • Interested students are to come to the Directorate of Students’ Affairs to collect nomination forms.
  • All duly completed nomination forms are to be submitted to the Directorate of Students Affairs not later than 14th June, 2016.
  • There will be no room for late submission of nomination forms after 12noon 14th June, 2016.
  • All aspirants are expected to conduct themselves and keep strictly to these guidelines.

Guidelines for the 2016/2017 Students’ Union Election

  1. A prospective aspirant into any office of the Students’ Union Government of the Ekiti State University must be a bonafide student of the University.
  2. He/She must have fully registered for the 2015/2016 Academic Session.
  3. He/She must have paid in full his/her school fees for the 2015/2016 Academic Session at least 2 days before the date of the Election.
  4. Such an aspirant must be in 200 level and above.
  5. Such an aspirant must have a CGPA not below 3.00 during the 2014/2015 academic session as approved by the Senate of the University.
  6. An aspirant into the office of the President must be in 300 level with the exception of aspirant in Faculty of Law, Agric, Engineering and College of Medicine who must be in 400 level.
  7. Such a student must not be having any pending disciplinary case(s) against him or her.
  8. Central Electoral Committee will not entertain late submission of Nomination forms and neither will it be accepted by proxy.
  9. Any aspirant found defacing the University buildings with posters and writings will be automatically disqualified.
  10. Use of Vulgar / Foul languages during campaign will be seriously   Sanctioned.
  11. Any aspirants found to be instigating violence tendencies during electioneering campaign will be automatically disqualified.
  12.  Any aspirants found to be defacing the posters of other aspirants will be disqualified.
  14. Any aspirant found to belong or affiliated to any illegal association on campus shall be automatically disqualified.

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