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UG SRC presidential aspirant Guru promises to solve accommodation problem


Ghanaian rapper Guru, also known as Maradona Yeboah Agyei in the entertainment industry, recently shared his motivation for running for President of the University of Ghana’s Students Representative Council during an interview with Joy FM.

In his conversation with Kwame Dadzie on Showbiz A-Z, Guru explained that he was spurred by the pressing needs of the students. He emphasized his commitment to addressing accommodation challenges within the university and resolving inter-hall conflicts.

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Guru, famous for hits like ‘Lapaz Toyota’, outlined his vision to protect the reputation and integrity of the premier institution. Leveraging his real estate background, he aims to create comfortable living spaces for students, ensuring they can focus on their studies.

Reflecting on his experiences in Australia where he advocated for new universities and secured investments, Guru highlighted the importance of accessible housing.

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“When I was in Australia I was able to lobby for new universities, get them them investors to invest in. They are ready to build a whole hostel for some universities around Kumasi Barekese.

Sometimes I give our my room to some colleagues because they have nowhere to sleep.

By the way me of the semester I end up spending so much because of accommodation crisis and the things we need to pay critical attention to,” he said.

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He even mentioned sharing his own room with colleagues facing accommodation issues, demonstrating his firsthand understanding of the crisis.

While acknowledging the administration’s efforts, Guru believes his involvement can significantly contribute to solving these challenges.

Additionally, if elected, he plans to promote peace among the university’s various halls.

Despite his aspirations to serve as a UN peace advocate, Guru clarified that he does not harbor ambitions for mainstream politics.

“I want to work with the UN because it is an international body that works for humanity and I am ready to serve. All that we do is to inspire, motivate and give when it matters the most, so me, I want to work with the UN,” he noted.

His focus remains on collaborating with international bodies like the UN to support humanitarian causes.

As a Level 300 student majoring in Political Science and Information Studies with an impressive GPA of 3.88, Guru combines his academic pursuits with his passion for improving student welfare.

Aside from his musical successes, including songs like ‘Pastor’, ‘Abena’, ‘Obonsam Ani’, and ‘Alkayida’, Guru’s candidacy for the Students Representative Council presidency underscores his dedication to positively impact university life.

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