Politics of Monday, 16 November 2009
Saltpond, Nov. 16, GNA - The Mfantseman West Constituency of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has elected a 14-member executive to manage its affairs for the next two years. At a constituency delegates conference at Saltpond at the weekend, nine of the old executives were re-elected unopposed whilst the remaining five were elected through secret ballot. Mr. Stephen Moore and Mr. Mohammed Fuseini retained their posts as Chairman and Vice Chairman respectively.
Mr. Alex Beecham and Mr. James Esson were elected Secretary and Assistant Secretary respectively. Mr. Oscar Kweku Appiah was elected Treasurer and his assistant, Ms Mary Annan, retained her position. Ms. Alice Wenchie and Mrs Efua Allan retained their posts as Women's Organizer and Deputy Women's Organizer respectively. Mr. Nassir Adams was elected Youth Organizer with Mr. Fred Samari as his deputy. Mr. Felix Quansah, the Organizer and his deputy Mr. Robert Johnson retained their posts so also were Mr. Remus K. Zoryiku, Propaganda Secretary and his deputy Mr. Fred Budu Hagan.
Mr. Aquinas Tawiah Quansah, the Member of Parliament for the area, urged the defeated contestants not to get disillusioned but to feel as part of the team and place their knowledge at the disposal of the others. He said the party would need the ideas, knowledge and experience of everybody in moving it forward. The MP urged the new executives to work hard to retain the seat for the party.
Mr. Moore said he and the new executive would do everything possible to retain the seat in 2012 general election. He said they were aware that the task would not be easy but with the support of every member and supporters the party would sail through. Mr. Moore thanked the party for the confidence reposed in the executive and assured that they would not fail. 16 Nov 09