The National Association of English and Literature Students (NASELS), ABSU chapter, last week elected its new leaders, who will steer the affairs of the department for the 2014/2015 academic session.
The election, which was chaired by Mrs Nwizu, a lecturer in the department, was witnessed by huge turnout of students of the department. Chisom Awa, a 300-Level student emerged as the president, with 133 votes, while his opponent, Peter Okereke polled only 32 votes.
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Others are Vice President, Asonibe Marydoris; Secretary, Ehiogu Kate Nwaasinachi; Director of Socials, Ogbonna Francis and Financial Secretary, Obi Obiageri Favour. In his vote of thanks, Chisom appreciated the students for deeming him fit to pilot the affairs of the department, while also promising to take the department to an enviable height, with the aid of the new executive and co-operation of the other students of the department.
The outgoing president, Olughu Michael Ikenna, in his valedictory speech, charged his successor to be focused and hardworking. Speaking with Campusbeats, a lecturer in the department, Dr Akpuda Amanze Austine, said he was happy that the election was free and fair. Uchechukwu Amanze and Favour Nnadi (ABSU)
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