Sierra Leonean rapper, Samuel Tarawally popularly known as Governor Blaq has been elected as the President of Makeni Artistes Union in Makeni City.

The election was held on Sunday 29th August, 2021 at Wusum Hotel in Makeni. The presidential race was tight as it contained top musicians like FSK and the current president, Stunt Man and Wanko. Governor Blaq defeated his competitors after getting 87 votes from fellow musicians.

After being elected as the President of Makeni Artistes Union, the rapper extended his thanks and appreciation to his fellow artistes for electing him. He called for oneness as the election brought some differences in the industry. Governor Blaq called for the attention of the artistes in Makeni and both home and abroad to work as a team.

“First of all, I want to thank the Almighty God for this great feat. Special gratitude to all aspirants. It was a hard-fought battle to the last.

The many bashings from colleagues to ourselves should be in the past.

I want us to embrace ourselves as a family and unite in building our enviable union. The time for work starts NOW!!!!

To our respective supporters, the time for elections is over. I am calling on all to brace as a team for the progress of our darling.

Once again, I thank you all for the unflinching support.

Despite our different hearts, we shall work towards one motive.”

Governor Blaq succeeded popular dancehall artiste, Stunt Man after successfully driving the union to another level.