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General News of Sunday, 2 September 2018

Source: www.ghanaweb.com

The real work has just begun, all shoulders to the wheel – Mahama to new regional executives

Former President and NDC Flagbearer hopeful, John Dramani Mahama has urged the new batch of regional executives of the party to gear up for the humongous task ahead of them having been chosen by party members to drive the party to triumph.

In a congratulatory post on his Facebook wall, Mr. Dramani, while commending the newly elected executives, reminded them about the fact that their appointment is a big step for the party as far as reorganizing and fixing its cracks ahead of the 2020 polls is concerned.

“I have spoken to our newly elected Regional Chairmen and asked them to pass on my congratulatory wishes to all who won positions in the Regional Executive elections. The real work has just begun and we must all put our shoulders to the wheel going forward”, he wrote.

Mahama also encouraged the defeated candidates in Saturday’s elections, maintaining the role each of them has to play in ensuring the NDC regains power in 2020. He further urged the new executives to rope in all contenders whenever necessary for excellence.

“ I have called and expressed my personal message of encouragement to many of the candidates who were not successful in the elections. As I have always said, there are no losers in this contest. Our great party, the NDC, is the winner. It is time for the new executives to reach out and bring everyone on board for victory in election 2020”, he added.



The National Democratic Congress held its ninth Greater Accra Regional Delegates at the Central Cafeteria of the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra on Saturday, September 1, 2018.

Over one thousand delegates converged at the venue to elect regional officers, who would steer affairs of the Party for the next four years.

In all, 76 candidates vied for the various regional officers’ portfolios.

Below is the full list of the outcomes

Below are the results of the Greater Accra regional elections

Chairman
Daniel Amartey - 293
Yahya Kundow - 113
Ashlie-Moore -283
Kwabena Ade Cooker – 319
Rejected-1

Vice Chairman
Rex Daniel - 147
Mohammed Bashiru -19
William Vinyo - 399
Ibrahim Jajah – 345
Abdul Basit - 8
Gifty Emefa -39
Billey Tahiru - 25
George Tetteh -14

Organizer
Anthony Kwame Nukpenu – 390
Derrick Myers – 246
Maxwell Ofosu – 224
Humphrey Tetteh Mensah – 144



Deputy Organizer
Gambo Abudullai – 373
Habel Akwasi Adjei - 26
Dickson Mawuko Lekey - 78
Joshua Bortey Alabi - 255
Isaac Mensah - 68
Gabriel Lucky Ocansey - 58
Jonas Jesse Narh - 86
Richard Eyram Dogbe - 61
Rejected - 1

Deputy Secretary
Rakim Derek - 39
Emmanuel Salam - 125
Baba Abu Abdulai - 205
Mac Daniel - 45
Augustine Nii Amoah - 263
Patricia Naa Addy – 333
Rejected - 1

Secretary
Victor Quarshie - 305
Theophilous Tetteh Chaie – 561
Nii Ayee - 82
Lois Korkor Tetteh – 56

Zongo Caucus Coordinator
Mohammed Ashkar - 446
Ismaila Horoya – 556
Rejected-4

Deputy Communicator
Nana Adobea Koranteng - 93
Isaac Nii Otoo Lartey - 68
Dickson Dodoo - 86
Thomas Addy Godfred - 49
Maurice D.K Mawugah - 31
George Acheampong - 38
Frank Nii Dua - 86
Simon Kwaku Tetteh – 344
K. A Aboah - 76
Gideon Tettey Tetteh - 131

Rejected - 2



Treasurer

Solomon Barnor - 117
Regina Samiratu – 430
Seidu Haruna - 242
Rabbon Kwashie Dodoo - 216
Rejected-1

Deputy Treasurer

Nubil Kakra Vanlare - 273
Mohammed Norgan – 345
Abagna Raphael 124
Mercy Akomah - 219
Ahortu John Nurudeen 41