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Politics of Sunday, 21 December 2014

Source: Starrfmonline.com

NDC polls: Kofi Adams whips Boateng Gyan in National Org. race

Spokesperson for former President Rawlings, Kofi Adams has secured a landslide victory in the national organiser race of the ruling National Democratic Congress.

Adams garnered 2,547 out of the 3,359 total number of expected votes as against 743 secured by the incumbent Yaw Boateng Gyan at the 8th Congress of the party per certified results declared by the EC.

Counting of votes for other key positions such as the National Chairman is still underway at the Baba Yara sports stadium in Kumasi in the Ashanti region.

Adams until his election Saturday, December 20, was the first deputy general secretary of the governing party.

The national organiser position was one of the keenly contested slots of the NDC.

Before the elections, key personalities , including former President Rawlings had declared support for the candidature of his aide.

Below are other certified results by the EC for executive positions of the party.

National Chairman

Kwabena Adjei - 316

Kofi Portuphy  - 2,457

Dan Abodakpi - 508

General Secretary

Abdula Ishaq Farakhan - 666

Johnson Asiedu Nketia - 2,685

Vice Chair

Jemima Anita Desooso - 372

Lee Ocran - 286

Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo - 517

Betty Mould-Iddrisu - 401

Anthony Gyampo - 347

Harry Zakour - 374

National Organiser

Yaw Boateng Gyan - 734

Kofi Adams - 2,543

Communications Officer

Godson Kobla Agbeli Fiagbe - 1439

Solomon Yaw Nkansah - 1526

Nii Duodu Duodu - 339