Comrade Aboderin Olaosebikan has been elected new President of the Faith Foundation Comprehensive College Old Student Association (FFCCOSA) while Olamoyegun Tobi emerged as General Secretary.
He became President of FFCCOSSA at the annual general meeting of the students body held on Tuesday at the hall of the Faith Foundation Comprehensive College, Obajio Estate, Ifeodan, Osun State, Nigeria.
In a keenly contested election, Aboderin Olaosebikan polled 26 votes out of 46 total votes cast to defeat two other contestants, Comrade Folaranmi Sodiq who scored 11 votes and Comrade Segun Oyedele who got 9 votes. While no votes were rejected.
Comrade Akinwola Korede was also voted FFCCOSA PRO having garnered 24 votes to beat his co-contestant, Comrade Alamu Tosin who scored 18 votes, just as only one vote were rejected.
Other FFCCOSA executives who were elected are; Comrade Ogunkunle Oyindamola as Vice President; Comrade Folaranmi Sodiq as Assistant General Secretary; Comrade Kayode Olajide as Treasurer; Comrade Adesoye Olaoluwa as Social Director and Sports Director;
The rest include; Adewole Anuoluwa also defeated Jumoke Adelakun and Adeniyi Kehinde with a vote of 30, 5 and 3 respectively to emerge as the new Welfare Director; Kayode Olajide defeated Ogunkunle Oyindamola, Adetona Damilare and Adewole Anuoluwa with a vote of 15, 10, 2 and 11 respectively to become FFCCOSA new financial secretary.
While announcing the results of the election, the Speaker, Electoral Committee, Comrade Adegoke Tunde, described the conduct of the poll as peaceful, free fair and credible. Adegoke thanked the students for their peaceful conduct before, during and after the election.
The FFCCOSA outgoing President, Comrade Ojediran Tosin, congratulated the new President on his victory at the poll, emphasising that his dream of having a free, fair peaceful and credible FFCCOSA election has been achieved.
According to him, his administration has set a good precedence that subsequent administrations should follow.
Comrade Tosin also appreciated the entire delegates for their peaceful conduct throughout the exercise.
Speaking some minutes after he was declared winner of the election, the new President of FFCCOSA, Comrade Aboderin Olaosebikan, a student of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso (LAUTECH) who stormed Ifeodan with his supporters expressed his gratitude to all the delegates for giving him the opportunity and privilege to serve.
He promised that during his tenure the association would witness positive and effective change, noting that he was ready to use the mandate given to him to bring a difference.
The new President also promised to work with his co-contestants to move the association to a greater height.
Also speaking, Mr. Adejare Ojo Dada, an observer who spoke on behalf of other observers expressed satisfaction with the peaceful way the election was conducted and challenged politicians to emulate the poll, explaining that the election was “devoid of rancour, fighting and abusive words”.
The new executives will run the affairs of the students’ association for the next two years. The election was conducted under the close supervision of the security personnel as well as electoral observers.