Posted By Staff Reporter
The Electoral Commission’s Media Officer Alphonse MUAPI has told the media that the Lae Election Office did not see seek their attention before conducting the voting for/against the boycotting of classes at UNITECH.
“Due to this referendum conducted at UNITECH, it has left the Electoral Commission in a very awkward position as we are not sure how to addresses the referendum which should have taken place before a boycott can commence, “Mr Muapi .
Mr Muapi tells PNGFM news said the only reason why the Commission will not conduct the referendum was because its laws did not recognize the SRC body.
Protesting Students have however continued classes today, with further threats of a mass withdrawal.
They say they will withdraw studies but have given 24 hours to the admin for the reimbursement of their semester 2 schools fees and return tickets back to their Province.
This follows another call from the Vice Chancellor yesterday at 4pm for the students to return to class TODAY.
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