Sat. Oct 16th, 2021

Visually Impaired Student, Elected As President Of Oxford University’s African Society

African Society (AfriSoc) has unveiled its new executives and announced Ghanaian Student, Ebenezer Azamati as the newly elected president of the institution via Twitter.

Ebenezer Azamati takes over from Elisha Ngetich, a Kenyan who served in the role.

He is a visually impaired student of the University of Oxford, who is pursuing his PhD after he excelled in a scholarship application process in October 2020.

In his new role, Ebenezer is expected to promote African Students across the world through his leadership role.

He is currently on the Cambridge International Scholarship, a scholarship for students outside the European Union, who are unable to make it to Oxford University, and was set up in the 1980s to support students who fail to make it without financial support.

He studied at the University of Ghana before gaining admission to read Masters of Science in International Politics at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.

He studied at the University of Ghana before gaining admission to read Masters of Science in International Politics at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.

Ebenezer Azamati is known for a viral video, which emerged in October 2019, in which he was being ‘manhandled’ at an exclusive Oxford Union debating chamber.