Dancehall artiste, Emmanuel Andrews Sammini, known by the stage name Samini, has been elected the president of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).
Samini won the elections on Wednesday, 22 June 2022 to become SRC President-elect after he polled 307 votes against his contender, Theophilus Quartey, who polled 212 of the total votes cast.
Speaking with the media after the polls the ‘My Own’ hitmaker welcome the victory as a relief and promised to ensure students’ welfare becomes his priority.
“It’s a relief. It feels good to finally come to the end of this. It’s been quite a tense couple of weeks and I wasn’t looking at this like a landslide.
“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.
The dancehall artiste also pledged to make an impact as President of the SRC.
“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,” Samini said.
He will be assisted by Mabel Mensah as the Vice President-elect.