A STUDENT of the Faculty of Education, Lagos State University (LASU) Badmus Oladapo Uthman, has emerged the new president of the Lagos State University Students’ Union (LASUSU), following it’s just comcluded election.
Electronic voting had taken place across the three campuses of the institution( Ojo, Ikeja and Epe) simultaneously.
Uthman, who broke a 26-year-old jinx, polled 3,437 votes to defeat his opponent from the Faculty of Law, who had 1,686 votes.
It was gathered that the last time Faculty of Education produced the president of the union was in 1996, when Sulaimon Arigbabuwo defeated other candidates to lead the union.
As soon as the results were announced, supporters of Uthman were seen jubilating.
Some other students were also elected for various positions.
Voting started early at designated voting centres at the different faculties under the watch of security personnel of the university
The duo of the Dean, Students’ Affairs, Dr. Tajudeen Olumoko and Director, ICT, Dr. Toyin Enikuomehin, who were on hand during the declaration of the final results, also went round the election venues to ensure it was free and fair.
The 31st LASUSU elected executives are expected to be sworn in at a date yet to be announced by the Students’ Affairs Division.