Meet Ahmed Farouk, The Campaign Manager Of The First Female SRC President Of KNUST

Meet Ahmed Farouk, The Campaign Manager Of The First Female SRC President Of KNUST

  • In every election, there are aspiring candidates, campaign managers and many other who work in the background
  • Similarly, in the election of SRC President for the 2023/2024 academic year, some aspirants and people supported them
  • Aside from the winner of the SRC presidential race, who has made history, her campaign manager has also been mentioned for praise

One name has been making the waves after the election for SRC executives at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) was held on July 26, 2023.

That name is Yvonne Osei Adobea, the winner of the presidential race and also the first female to lead KNUST's SRC.

However, another name has popped up. The Campaign Manager of Yvonne's team. He is called Ahmed Farouk.

Ahmed Farouk and Yvonne Osei Adobea
A collage of Ahmed Farouk and Yvonne Osei Photo credit: @adobea_osei Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter

It seems Ahmed has been part of student politics for a long time. He was part of the vetting panelists for the SRC election at KNUST in 2019.

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He was also one of the people who helped Sabrina Ameyaw become Local NUGS President in the 2020/2021 academic year.

In a post on Twitter by @stephenzando, he said Ahmed predicted in 2021 that he will produce the first KNUST female SRC President before he quits students politics finally.

Speaking on Kumasi-based Luv FM, the newly elected SRC President recounted how she met Ahmed.

"He met me last year when I was in second year. I was campaigning at the mosque. He walked to me and told me that I will help you. That was where it started."

Man predicts in 2018 that KNUST will get a female SRC President

In an earlier publication, YEN.com.gh reported that a young Ghanaian man who predicted the recent SRC elections at KNUST had become an internet sensation.

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In a tweet dated September 5, 2018, Aaron R.E said that in 2023, KNUST would have a female as its SRC president.

Even though he mentioned no name, he asked that social media users remember his tweet when the day comes.

University of Ghana student leader aspirant promises students a chance to study abroad

Meanwhile, YEN.com.gh reported that a young man vying for the president of the Political Science Students' Association (POSSA) of the University of Ghana has promised his fellow students a chance to study abroad if he wins.

The aspirant, with his running mate, Jerome Ego K. Tsagbo, has listed five major things they would do if they win the elections.

"Our administration will organise Zoom sessions where experts will come on board to abreast POSSA members with scholarship and study abroad guidelines."

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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