Why David Dannah Is KNUST SRC President Elect

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David Dannah, a Level 300 student reading Agriculture has won the Kwame Nkrumah University of science and Technology’s Students Representative Council (KNUST SRC) presidential elections.

With the support of now Vice President elect, Julio Paolo Caesar King Mensah, Dannah beat three other contenders for the KNUST SRC top job in yesterday’s elections.

In what was a fiercely contested election that recorded pockets of violence and voting machines developing technical failure midway on voting day, the battle of ideas and policies did take over the elections.

Find below the six key point promises that David Dannah championed to win the KNUST SRC election.

  • The establishment of Afia Kobi Serwaa Fund (financial aid for women)
  • Creation of Internship secretariat and a KNUST startup school
  • 24hrs access to classrooms and upgrade of student clinic and extension of working hours
  • Increased lighting on campus, increased police patrols off campus, and establishment of community watchdog committees
  • Advocate for the removal of duplicate fees and charges, advocate for more equitable fees and hostel prices
  • On-campus accommodation for sportsmen and women, sports-for-credit policy and medical insurance in events of sports injury

These promises cut across areas of student welfare, capacity building, academics, health, security, sports development and education financing.

 

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