Students of Enugu State University of Science and Technology, ESUT, will be going to the polls as they gear up for their forthcoming Students Union Government (SUG) election.
Campus Square’s sources disclosed that though the election would be keenly contested, it is expected to be hitch-free as everything has been in order since the campaign started.
“It’s true that we’ll be having our SUG elections on Friday (tomorrow) and despite the existing rivalry between aspirants on campus, I can assure you that the election will be free and fair,” explained one of the aspirants who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Also expressing her confidence in the school’s ability to hold the election peacefully was 200-level Marketing student who simply identified herself as Mmasenachi.
She told Campus Square that the success of the departmental elections held on Tuesday, 9 October, 2012 gave her the assurance that the SUG election would be another success.
“It’s going to be another interesting election; free and fair. Everything is in order and I can assure you that we won’t record any casualty based on the fact that the departmental election was held successfully” she said.
In a related development, the SUG of Federal Polytechnic, Ado Ekiti, FEDPOADO will also be electing officers into various posts.
The election, which is expected to hold this week will also be coming at a time when students are preparing for their second semester examinations.
“Election is the ‘in-thing’ in our school now and everywhere is tensed, not just because of the election but because our exam is around the corner at a time when election is also taking place” said David Okunola, ND1 Urban and Regional Planning Student of the school.