Legon polls: Fancy Gadam’s candidate places third

Legon polls: Fancy Gadam’s candidate places third

- A candidate in the 2018 SRC elections at Legon, Ewura Karim, has placed third in the polls

- Ghanaian musician, Fancy Gadam, reportedly endorsed Karim via a video, which has been circulated online

Tamale-based musician, Fancy Gadam, allegedly threw his weight behind Ewura Karim, a presidential candidate in the 2018 Students Representative Council (SRC) elections at the University of Ghana.

According to a report by, Karim however placed third in the elections.

The polls, which came off after a series of setbacks, was held on Monday, April 23, 2018.

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Fancy Gadam

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Prior to the elections, Fancy Gadam recorded a video of himself urging students of the premier university to cast their votes in favour of Ewura Karim.

But in what appeared to be a keenly contested race, Karim placed third as he polled 1236 votes representing 20.98%.

Other candidates, Derrick Schandorf Ayirebi-Acquah polled 317 votes representing 5.30%; while Kingsley Adu-Otchere polled 330 votes representing 5.6%.

As none of the candidates had the required 50% + 1 votes, a run-off will be organized between Clement Bofa-Oppong and Sylvester Amoako who topped the polls.

Clement Oppong and his running mate, Kwaku Afful Appiah polled 2174 votes representing 36.90% while Sylvester Amoako and his running mate, Adom Anorkwah polled 1834 votes representing 31.13%.

The date for the run-off is yet to be released by the Electoral Commission, has learnt.

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