Ghanaian dancehall sensation, Emmanuel Andrews Samini, known in showbiz has been elected as the 2022/2023 President of the Students Representative Council (SRC) at GIMPA.
Samini who is curently reading Business Administration at GIMPA polled 307 votes to win the election as against the 211 votes for his contender, Theophilus Quartey.
Theophilus Quartey is a level 300 student of Finance who enrolled at GIMPA in 2019. Samini will now have Mabel Mensah as his Vice-president for GIMPA SRC.
An elated Samini in comments to the media after the results was announced said he was relieved that the race had ended adding that it was tension-filled at some points.
“It’s a relief. It feels good to finally come to the end of this…It’s been quite tensed couple of weeks and I wasn’t looking at this like a landslide.”
According to the award-winning musician, he took nothing for granted neither did he depend on his status as a public figure in the search for votes.
“I knew that if I sat back and enjoyed old glory it could surprise me. So, I had to come on the ground and be like every other regular student who is soliciting for votes,” he added.
“This is just the beginning. I’m going to change GIMPA SRC; make a difference, make an impact and leave it at a level where whoever is going to come will be happy to continue from,” he added