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UL’s Law School Hosts Election

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The Louise Arthur Grimes School of Law at the University of Liberia on May 6, 2021 held elections for law students attending the institution with several students vying for elective positions. Announcing the results, late Wednesday evening, at the Louise Arthur Grimes School, the Dean for Student Affairs, Cllr. F. Juah Lawson said Mr. William Caranda won the seat of the President with 117 votes while his rival, Ivan Forleh received obtained 90 votes. The Assistant Professor at the Louise Arthur Grimes School of Law announced madam Willimina Budy as Vice President elect. Madam Budy ran unopposed. She said four hundred ballot papers were printed by the electoral body while two hundred and seven ballots were used during the process.  There were no invalid votes.

According to Cllr. Lawson on students who ran for representative seats won on white ballots. Meanwhile, the president elects of the LAWSA Mr. William Caranda said his victory was for all Law School students at the University of Liberia. President Caranda asserted that “election has come and gone, and it was time to re-unite students of the law school”. He extended olive branch to his rival and other students in order to move the students’ agenda forward.

 “We all have won and it is time for fight to engage administration for the betterment of our association,” he said. “We call on our colleagues from the other side to join us in making LAWSA a great institution for the welfare of the students,” he averred. He used the occasion to thank his fellow compatriots who elected him to the position and vowed to work in their better interest. Mr. Caranda extended profound gratitude to his campaign team in securing the much-needed victory. For her part, the Vice president elect, Madam Willimina Budy expressed delight for her election and promised to work with the president elect for the betterment of LAWSA.



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