University of Papua New Guinea will be conducting the election of new SRC executives in the coming week for the year 2024.
Returning Officer Desmond Timiyaso facilitated the drawing of candidate’s box number today at the forum square, Waigani main campus.
A total of six candidates will be contesting for the Presidential seat whilst two females for the female vice president seat.
Mr. Timiyaso announced to the student, there is only one candidate for the Male Vice president which he confirmed to be unopposed, and a formal declaration will be made later next week.
He advised all candidates to carry on with awareness and campaign as of today after the drawing of candidate’s box number and should conclude on Monday.
“Polling will commence on Tuesday 5th of September and by Wednesday 6th of September, we will do declarations.”
He further stated, there will be a team from the National Electoral commission present to oversee the election and facilitate the polling procedures.
“There will be five polling booths set up for the five schools including the Medical Faculty and I wish you well as you do your awareness in the coming the days.”
“All candidates will give a special address to the students on Monday 4th of September when the student body come together for the combine campaigning at the forum square.”