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Charles Oppong tops an opinion polls conducted for NUGS Presidential candidates

Charles Oppong tops an opinion polls conducted for NUGS Presidential candidates

Mr Charles Oppong

As the National Union of Ghana students’ Presidential election approaches, a group of bloggers working under the supervision of statenewsghana.com conducted independent opinion polls.

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A simple question about “who do you think will win the upcoming NUGS presidential election” was randomly posed to 20 students from each of the following universities: UMaT-Tarkwa, UENR-Sunyani, KNUST-Kumasi, UG-Legon, UEW-Winneba, CKT-UTAS, UHAS-Ho, AAMUSTED-Tanoso, ksi, and UCC-Cape Coast.

The survey was carried out to determine the popularity and influence of various aspirants on the various university campuses. The universities listed above were chosen because they have the most delegates (votes) in the NUGS elections.

Below is a brief profile about the various aspirants:

Charles Oppong, also known as “Teacher Yaw,” is a BSc Math student at CKT-UTAS in Navrongo.

Dennis Appiah Larbi-Ampofo is a student at Kings University College in Accra, and he ran for the NUGS president last year.

Baffour Banning Clinton is a current student at and was previously the NUGS President for the Legon City Campus.

Sylvester Owusu Amoako is a medical doctor who is currently enrolled in a course at Central University College in Accra. He was previously the SRC president of the University of Ghana, Legon.

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The following results were recorded at the conclusion of the polls and are listed in descending order.

1. Charles Oppong, with 86 votes

2. Dennis Appiah Larbi-Ampofo, 62 votes

3. Banning Clinton Baffour 20 votes

4. Sylvester Owusu Amoako 11 votes

Total number of interviewees: 180

Due to the anonymous nature of the survey, the names of the respondents could not be recorded.

The researcher acknowledged that the scope of the research was too limited, that the data collection method was insufficient, and that the sample size was inadequate.

It was confirmed, however, that it could provide a clear picture to serve as a guide for the various aspirants. A more detailed and appropriate one would be published before the actual elections.

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this publication do not in anyway reflect the opinions of State News Ghana

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