It’s Blay, Boadu, Awuku & others to lead NPP

Ghana News-Mr Freddie Worsemawu Blay has been unanimously elected substantive chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the next four years.

Garnering a total of 3,012 votes in the fiercely contested chairmanship contest, the famous Ellembelle legislator overcame competition from Mr Stephen Ayensu Ntim, a four time contender and Dr Richard Amoako Baah who polled 2, 558 and 18 votes respectively.

Speaking at the end of the official declaration by the Electoral Commission, Mr Blay promised to unify the front of the party for the 2020 election.

He enjoined all party faithful to follow the path of unity once the election is over so they can build together a formidable and vibrant party.


In the general secretary election, John Boadu received a total 4, 277 votes to overcome his sole contender, Richard Ahiagbah who polled 1, 274 votes.

Sammi Awuku, the former regional youth organizer got the chance to lead the party in the national organizer office by garnering a staggering 4, 914 votes to beat competition from Emmanuel Tweneboa Kodua and one Sulemana who managed 146 and 466 respectively.

Kate Gyamfua, a former Deputy Women’s organizer got the chance to lead the Women’s Wing substantively by polling a whopping 686 votes to beat her sole contender, Joyce Zempare who got a paltry109 votes.

In the fiery Youth Organizer contest, Henry Nana Boakye swept aside stiff competition from Dominic Eduah and Kamal-Deen Abdullai as he polled 423 votes with his contenders getting 243 and 102 respectively.


In the Vice-Chairmanship contest, Rita Asobayire polled 3, 670 to become the first vice with F.F Anto and Omari Wadie getting the nods to become second and third vice respectively as they polled 3,185 and 3,028.

In the Nasara contest, Abdul Aziz Haruna Futah polled 201 votes to lead the party for the next four years.

Mr Kwabena Abankwah-Yeboah retained his position as national treasurer by polling 2, 492 votes to fend off completion from Nuhu Bayorbo Mahama, Mary Posch Oduro, Hajia Ruka Ahmed, Abrahim Obeng Amoakohene and Kwabena Oppong Frimpong who polled 1,050, 1,0004, 467, 447 and 50 respectively.

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