Francess Marke, the first female aspirant for the Fourah Bay College Student Union (FBC SU) presidency has disclosed that when she takes over office after winning the elections she is to rebrand the university by giving it an image wherein students welfare will be maximize.
In an interview, the aspirant said that she is not promising students that she is going to rebuild Mary Kingsley Auditorium or make promises which she cannot fulfill.
She emphasized that all I will do is to unify the college and rebrand it, as these are the most important areas that will bring about change.
The final Honours I Peace and Conflict student further said that, the reason why she took up the challenge is that there is a desire in the students for a change “and the university needs change and I believe that I am fit and capable to bring the change they want.”
She went on “I believe that as a woman I am capable because of the motherly nature and I know I can do lot of things for the betterment of the university and the students as a whole.”
Amidst allegation that she belong to the Black on campus, she denied the allegation “although I was sent by them but I do not belong to any of their clubs or association and I have never taken part in any of their activities. The Black saw the potential in me that was why they asked me to take up the challenge. I believe this is the time to forget about camps and put the university above all else.”
Speaking about being sponsored by a political parties in the country, Francess Marke denied that she has never met with Alpha Wurie or any other politician “that is an insult to the people they are accusing because we have never met or heard any discussion of such. My father is not a politician so I have never heard any contact with them.”