The Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) Main Campus Mbale guild elections are looming and, yesterday the chairman of the Electoral Commission (EC) was voted to organize the forthcoming elections
Geoffrey Mutasa from the Faculty of Law won the race and was declared the winner for the position of Chairperson Electoral commission 2022-2023 after stiff competition.
He garnered 584 votes against Usama Musa, from the Faculty of Education who polled 469 votes, Walimbwa Keefa, from the faculty of Education who polled 211 votes, Waniaye Noah from the Faculty of Management who polled 168 votes and Samba Hassan from the Faculty of Education who also got 40 votes.
In his speech while addressing the students, Mutasa promised to organize free and fair Guild Elections. He commended IUIU Students for entrusting him.
Dr. Suliat Kabali, the University Dean of Students commended the students for turning up in such a big number to exercise their rights and appealed to the newly Elected EC chairperson to follow the University rules and Regulations while exercising his duty.
‘’ it is really the first time since I assumed office as the university coordinator to register such a big number of voters for the position of EC, but whoever you take over the responsibilities as stipulated in the constitution,’’ He said.
According to the released Electoral road map from the Dean of Student’s office, the election of guild president, lady vice, Da’awa Minister and Deputy, Sports Minister, and Deputy Sports Minister, is to take place on 14th May 2022.