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Politics of Sunday, 22 April 2018

Source: citinewsroom.com

Volta NPP elect new chairman despite injunction

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The former regional organiser of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Makafui Kofi Woanyah, has been elected the new chairman of the party in the Volta region.

This is despite the court injunction placed on the elections by a disqualified aspirant for the position.

Kofi Boateng had claimed he was not treated fairly and resorted to the courts.

In the polls, Mr. Woanyah overcame competition from three other aspirants polling 296 out of the 497 votes at the St. Francis College of Education in Hohoe on Saturday.

A fourth aspirant for the position, Ken Anku, a lawyer, withdrew from the race due to the court injunction.

Joseph Homenya and Joseph Denteh, incumbents for the Regional Secretary and Treasurer positions respectively, were retained.

A former director of elections for the NPP 2016 campaign, Emmanuel Korsi Bodja secured the Regional Organizer position while Afia Agyagbo secured the women Organizer position.

Volta Regional NPP new executives

Regional Chairman – Makafui Wanyah (outgoing Organizer)

1st Vice chairman – Kofi Adjei Ntim

2nd Vice chairman- Abdullah Mohammed Sadiq

Regional Secretary – Joseph Homenya (Incumbent)

Assistant Secretary- Joshua Makabu (incumbent)

Regional Treasurer- Joseph Dente (incumbent)

Regional Organizer- Emmanuel Korsi Bodja

Women Organizer- Afia Agyagbo

Nasara Coordinator- Aliu Bashiru Sharabutu

Youth Organizer- King David Ninkab Nkabom (unopposed)