The National Democratic Congress (NDC), the country’s major opposition party, held its 10th National Delegates Congress on Saturday, December 17, to elect new national leadership.
The activity drew 9,200 delegates from the 276 constituencies to the Accra Sports Stadium, which was also attended by party delegates from around the country.
The winners are shown below.
Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, the party’s former General Secretary, earned 5,569 votes, while current National Chairman Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo received 2,892 votes, making him the closest challenger.
Eight persons fought for three slots in this category, but the three ones mentioned below won.
Sheriff Abdul-Naziru, Dr. Sherry Ayittey, and Awudu Sofo Azourka were named vice chairs one, two, and three, respectively.
Fiifi Fiavi Kwetey, a former NDC member from Ketu South, was elected general secretary to succeed Johnson Asiedu Nketiah.
The former Propaganda Secretary ran against former Sports Minister Elvis Afriyie Ankrah and Mr. Nketiah’s deputy Peter Boamah Otukunor.
DEPUTY GENERAL SECRETARY
There were seven candidates for the two positions available in this position.
Barbara Serwaa Asamoah retained her position as deputy general secretary with Gbande Foyo Mustapha.
Joseph Yamin, a former deputy minister for the Ashanti region, was elected to the job.
DEPUTY NATIONAL ORGANISER
Furthermore, just two of the four applicants were necessary for this post.
Following the election, Kobby Barlon and Elikem Kotoko were selected.
NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
After running unopposed, Sammy Gyamfi has been maintained in his role as communication officer.
DEPUTY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER
Ako Gunn and Malik Basintale were chosen as the deputy National Communication Officers.
ZONGO CAUCSUS COORDINATOR
There were five candidates vying for this job, but Mamah Mohammed Cole Younger won in the end.
NATIONAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE
The most people applied for this post. Five positions were competed for by 19 people.
Victoria Kuma-Mintah, Victor Wonder Kutor, Araba Tagoe, Cecillia N. Asaga, and Ephraim Nii Tan Sackey were chosen as the new representatives.