Nik Muhammad Badrain wins Presidential seat by a landslide for IRKHSSS 2023/2024

By Nur Najia Nazri

GOMBAK, 17 December 2023: Br. Nik Muhammad Badrain bin Zamery, a student of the Department of Fiqh and Usul Fiqh, AHAS KIRKHS, IIUM has is the new President of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences Students’ Society (IRKHSSS) 2023/2024 after winning the Presidential seat in the AHAS KIRKHS Students’ Election that was held online on Friday, 15 December 2023.

Br. Badrain won 1,487 votes (64.5 percent of total votes) compared to Political Science student, Br. Adham Kafilan bin Ahmad Kamil, who won 818 votes (35.5 percent of total votes).

“I am so surprised by the result because it has been five years since an IRK student has become the President of IRKHSSS,” said the first year, second semester student in an exclusive interview with IIUM Today.

With that, he also expressed his gratitude to his family members who kept praying and encouraging him to do his utmost best for the election. Not to forget, he was also grateful for his campaign team, media team, and manifesto team that had given their all to help him win the Presidential seat.

He explained how helpful his team members were. “It is to the extent that one of my media unit team members fell asleep in front of his laptop,” he added.

The new President also mentioned that he was prepared to fulfill his manifesto as best as he can.

He would like to start his tenure by creating the society’s mainboard, delegating tasks and making each job scope clear based on IIUM’s mission and vision.

When asked about his inspiration to compete for the Presidential seat in the first place, he mentioned, “I was inspired by the late Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Mohd Kamal and Prof. Emeritus Dato’ Abdul Hamid A. Abu Sulayman that brought the idea to integrate Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences.”

The new President also mentioned some of his seniors that inspired him to compete: Muhammad Fakhruddin Bin Abd Razak, Amiratul Huda Binti Mohd Sham, and Amirul bin Mohd Sukarno who occupied the Presidential seats in the past tenures.

“For this tenure, I would do my absolute best to fulfill my manifesto, to achieve IIUM’s mission and vision, and to fullfil my tagline: ‘togetherness towards prosperity and integration’.” Badrain said.

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