Politics Old Order Changes As… NPP DELEGATES SPEAK! By admin Posted on April 24, 2018 8 min read 0 0 1,045 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Share on Reddit Share on Pinterest Share on Linkedin Share on Tumblr …Shocks, Mixed Feelings And Jubilations Characterized Regional Elections Shocks, mix-feeling and jubilations characterized the New Patriotic Party’s (NPP) regional elections over the weekend as some of the contenders, hitherto considered mighty in the party suffered unimaginable defeats, making way for new faces to take over the steering of affairs of the party at the regional levels. Results declared so far indicates that the regional branches of the party will for the next four years be led by new faces and new blood. In the Volta Region, the immediate past regional organizer of the party, Mr. Makafui Kofi Woanyah, was elected the new chairman beating off stiff competition from three other aspirants after having polled 296 out of the 497 votes to secure the position. In the Ashanti Region, the Ashanti Regional Chair Bernard Antwi Boasiako (Wontumi) was acclaimed beacuse he went unopposed. Also, Divine Otoo Agorhom, Standard Water CEO emerged the new Greater Accra Regional Chairman of the governing NPP after beating his arch-rival by polling a total of 276 valid votes. The elections which were held in Greater Accra, Eastern, Volta, and Upper East Regions amongst others, were generally peaceful despite a couple of court injunctions by some disqualified aspirants. Meanwhile, the remaining regions are expected to hold their elections before April 24 except the Northern Region which has its elections rescheduled to April 28, 2018. Below are the results from some of the regions: Greater Accra Chairman Divine Otoo Agorhom 1st Vice Chair Nii Adjei Tawiah 2nd Vice Chair Joana Frances Adda Secretary Daniel Odarlai Parker Francis Assistant Secretary Baba Seidu Treasurer Rachel Abena Tutu Organizer Prince Obeng Youth Organizer Moses Abor Women’s Organiser Grace Acheampong Nasara Coordinator Alhaji Kamil Hussein Ashanti Chairman Bernard Antwi Boasiako (Wontumi) 1stVice Nsenkyire 2nd Vice Sam Cudjoe Secretary Sam Pyne Assistant Secretary Lawyer Adom-Appiah Organizer Franzua Women Organizer Nana Ama Ampomah Youth Organiser Nelson Owusu Ansah Treasure Hajia Zenaib Sallow Nasara Coordinator Salim Bamba Volta Chairman Makafui Kofi Woanyah 1st Vice Chairman Kofi Adjei Ntim 2nd Vice Chairman Abdallah Mohammed Sadiq Secretary Enoch Kwabla Amegbletor Assistant Secretary Janet Emefa Obro- Adibo Treasurer Joseph Dente Organizer Emmanuel Korsi Bodja Women Organizer Afi Agyagbo Youth Organizer King David Ninkab Nkabonam Nasara Coordinator Aliu Bashiru Sharubutu Eastern Chairman Kiston Akomeng Kissi 1st Vice Chairman Alhaji Umar Bodinga 2nd Vice Chairman Richard Twum Barimah Secretary Jeff Konadu Addo Assistant Secretary Nana Yaw Papin Treasurer Ben Kumi Larbi Organizer Kwame Appiah Kodua Women Organizer Fati Vondolie. – 297 Youth Organizer Jerry Osei-Opoku Nasara Coordinator Hussien Mohammed Fadilu Upper East Chairman Lawyer Anthony Namoo 1st Vice-chairman Moses Kwabena Atinga 2nd Vice-chairman Bugri Abubakar Ibrahim Secretary Cletus Innocent Ayabire Assistant secretary Elvis Figo Atia Awonekai Organzer Jerry Asamani Treasurer Ayamba Georgina Youth Organizer Solomon Latif Yenah Nasara Coordinator Alhaji Mohammed Siitah Abubakari In the Western Region on Saturday, the NPP delegates retained five of their old regional executives at the party’s Regional Executives Elections held in Tarkwa. The Regional 1st Vice Chairman, Mr. Francis Ndede Siah, who contested for the Regional Chairman position, was elected after polling 233 votes to beat his closest rival, Mr. Benjamin Armah, who polled 160 votes. Other two competitors in the chairmanship race- Mr. Frank Etti and Nana Owusu Ankomah, also polled 73 and 31 votes respectively. The incumbent Regional Secretary, Mr. Charles Bissue, who was seeking a second term, was also retained. He polled 248 votes to beat two other contestants – Okatakyie Amankwa Afrifa and Emmanuel Acquaah who polled 188 and 61 votes respectively. Samuel Kofi Abiaw, the Regional Deputy Secretary was also retained after polling 227 votes, beating Samuel Adu Adjei and Ken Woode managed 187 and 84 votes respectively. Another executive who was retained was Abdul Ganiyu Mohammed, the Regional Organizer. He emerged victorious after bagging 230 votes. Yaw Amoabeng Acheampong followed with 196 votes. Kojo Acquah and Baba Yiddana also followed with 18 and seven votes respectively. After bagging 335 votes, Golly Antwi Bosiako, the Regional Women Organizer, also retained her position. Her rivals were Juliana Aidoo and Agnes Naana Amoah, who managed 99 and 64 votes respectively. There were five new entrants. These were Nana Kwasi Ansah, 1st Vice Chairman; Ishmael Evonlah Whajah, 2nd Vice Chairman; Benedict Addae, Youth Organizer; and Anna Horma Akaisi Miezah, Treasurer. The NPP Acting National Women Organizer, Hajia Saudatu Saed, who chaired the event, thanked the contestants for carrying out their respective campaigns peacefully devoid of attacks. She also congratulated the elected executives for emerging victorious and urged them to work together in harmony to advance the cause of the party in the region. The peaceful ceremony was colourful and tinged with singing and dancing by party supporters.