The Electoral Commissioner of the KNUST SRC, today, January 25, held a meeting with a couple of media houses representatives at the SRC Conference room. The meeting, which was an initiative of the EC, was purposely held in order to bring most media houses on board as the academic year’ s elections are approaching.
The EC made the welcome address after which he opened floor for any ideas and suggestions as to how the media should help in order to have a successful election. Several suggestions were made by various representatives. A representative from Tigereye media suggested the provision of more polling stations by the EC as there were few of them. Another representative from Focus FM also suggested the EC devise a more technological way of declaring election results. Caleb Asamoah Temeng, of Hypeghnewsroom called on all the media houses to be more professional in dealing with analysis of the elections which the EC and his P.R.O agreed to.
Concerning whether Obuasi campus would take part in the elections, the EC made it clear that he would touch on that at EC Meets The Press which was scheduled a week later as he wasn’t really abreast of information about their participation.
The EC’s P.R.O also added that, media tags will be given to various representatives on days of election in order to be recognized as such
He finally concluded that Elections will take place between February and likely first Week in April.
Stay tuned to Hypeghnewsroom for more information.