83 Percent Students Vote in Student Election

By Asmahanim Amir
Pictures by Shahiddan Saidi

BANGI, 20 Sept 2017 – About 83 percent of Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) students came out to vote for their student representatives for the 2017-2018 academic session.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Students and Alumni Affairs, Prof Dato’ Noor Aziah Mohd Awal said the election process went on smoothly.

“In the morning, we have received a report concerning the false letter issued by the irresponsible who say that voting was cancelled.

“So, we took an immediate steps to inform students that voting will run as usual. By 12 noon, we find that about 80 per cent of students have voted,” she said after announcing the results of the election, recently.

She said the campaign period ran well and the Faculty and residential college gave candidates the opportunity to run their campaign.

“I hope that they (students) will continue to be good leaders and cooperate with the University management in maintaining the welfare of students as a whole,” she said.

Meanwhile, Adib Ashman Burhan Burhanudin who won the U3.35 seat, said that students’ welfare is one of their main concern and they try to fulfil requests pertaining to will welfare, security, peace and also wellbeing.