UNILAG Sandwich Executive Positions Election Guidelines - 2018/2019

UNILAG Sandwich Executive Positions Election Guidelines - 2018/2019

University of Lagos, UNILAG Guidelines for Elections into Executive Positions of Sandwich Students Associations for 2018/2019 Academic Session.

The following guidelines are hereby issued for the conduct of elections into various executive positions in the Sandwich Students’ Associations for the 2017/2018 Academic Session.

The General Guidelines for the Elections are as follows:

1. The Sub-Dean/Staff Adviser shall set up Electoral Committee for the conduct of election into the executive itions of the Faculty/Departments. The membership of the Electoral Committees is to
be screened and approved by Dean of Student Affairs Division (DSA). Former Executive and first year students are not eligible to be members of the Electoral Committee

2. The Sub-Dean/Staff Adviser shall supervise and coordinate the activities of the Electoral Committees and also assist with logistics where necessary.

3. The Nomination forms shall be made available online to interested students online. Elections shall
be by electronic voting via students’ portals.

4. The current Executives are to submit Handover Notes to include but not limited to, report on the
finance of the Faculty/Department Associations to the Sub-Deans/Staff Advisers, as the case may

5. Handover notes and the financial reports of activities of Faculty/Department Associations duly
endorsed by the Executives and the Sub-Deans/Staff Advisers should be forwarded to the Dean,
Student Affairs Division (DSA) before the election date. Note that collection of certificate of
service will be dependent on the submission of the Financial Report.

Eligibility of Candidates
6. i) Candidates must have completed one full academic session in the University.

ii) Candidates for election should possess good leadership qualities, with established past record of good behavior.

iii) Must be on good academic standing with a CGPA which must not be less than 3.0.

iv) Must not have a carryover pending as at the end of 2016/2017 academic session

6. A candidate found guilty of misconduct by the University Management shall be disqualified from
running for an elective post even after the election.

8. Any student discovered to have given wrong information will be disqualified and if elected, shall be removed and process to face disciplinary panel. The runner-up in the election shall automatically be declared winner.

9. Complaints arising from the election should be directed to the Dean, Student Affairs through Staff
Adviser of Sandwich.

10. Only Registered Students are eligible to vote and be voted for.

11. List of screened contestants shall be displayed on the University Website by the Office of the Dean, Student Affairs Division not later than 24 hours before election.

12. There shall be no voting by proxy.

13. No student shall hold two elective positions in the same academic year in the University.

14. The winner of the election shall be determined by simple majority of the votes cast. Where there is tie, a re-run shall be conducted.

15. The results of the election shall be duly endorsed by the DSA or his representatives, Director, CITS, DCSO, Staff Adviser, Chairman of Electoral Committees or their authorized persons.

16. Election Results shall be displayed on the University website to be available to all voters

17. The Dean of Student Affairs Division or his designate shall set up an Election Petitions Committee to adjudicate on any election dispute.

18. Where a candidate(s) has/have any complaint(s) against the conduct of any election, such
complaint shall be communicated in writing to the Election Petitions Committee, set up by the
Dean of Student Affairs, for adjudication within 24 hours after the results of election had been

19. No candidate shall be deemed to have been duly elected until any petition(s) pending for such an
office had been finally disposed of.

20. The Sub-Deans/Staff Advisers have the responsibility of informing the Dean, Student Affairs Division of any defaulter of the Election Guidelines.


Thank you.
Prof. Ademola Adeleke
Dean, Student Affairs Division
UNILAG Sandwich Executive Positions Election Guidelines - 2018/2019 UNILAG Sandwich Executive Positions Election Guidelines - 2018/2019 Reviewed by Lagos Universities Info on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 Rating: 5

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