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Regional News of Wednesday, 30 July 2003

Source: GNA

Ashanti GJA goes to polls on Friday

Kumasi, July 30, GNA - The Ashanti Regional branch of the Ghana Journalists Association (GJA) will go to the polls on Friday, August 1 to elect its regional executive.

The election was postponed last week Thursday, July 24, due to unforeseen circumstances.

Two members, Mr Samuel Enin, News and Current Affairs Editor of ASH FM, the current vice-chairman and Mr Thomas Nsowah Adjei of Ghana Broadcasting Corporation (GBC), the present secretary, will vie for the chairmanship position.

Mr Joe Lartey, Ashanti Regional Editor of the Statesman, is the sole candidate for the post of secretary and Nana Yaw Osei of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), is also the only candidate for the post of vice-chairman. Only fully paid up members are eligible to vote.