Officers-elect of the student government posed with Election Commission
By Mark B. Newa
The Adventist University of West Africa, a faith-based tertiary institution that is poised to make a difference in the country`s education sector held its students association elections for the first time in the history of the school.
The Chairman of the seven-member Elections Commission Mrs. Precie Badu of the College of Education who worked extra hours to ensure that the elections were held in a peaceful and orderly manner presented the candidates to the student body.
The Adventist University of West Africa as part of its program to provide quality education to Liberian students and others from the sub-region is improving facilities at its permanent site in Margibi County on the Robertsfield highway.
Those elected pending inauguration on Monday are Adama Gross as President-elect, Abraham G. Brown as vice President-elect, Bryant Slah as Secretary-General-elect, and Ellen B. Kinilk as Financial Secretary-elect. Others are alpha Bangura as Treasurer-elect and Frank O. Banor as Chaplain-elect.
In a statement, the President-elect promised to engage the administration in the establishment of a student center at the permanent site.
The first elections was guided and presided over by the Dean of the Department of Public Administration Mr. Kolawole Ogunwenmo who challenged the students to work along with the leaders that they have elected to represent them.
The process was assisted by Pastor Emmanuel Kollie, Dean of the College of Education and his wife Korotu Kollie who is also Dean of the College of Nursing and Public Health.