NDC polls: Ampofo elected Chairman

Samuel Ofosu Ampofo, NDC's new National Chairman

Class FM Online, Sun, Nov 18, 2018

by Classfmonline.com

Mr Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has been elected as the new National Chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).

The former Local Government Minister polled 3,656 votes while his closest contender, Mr Dan Abodakpi, polled 2,199 votes. Alhaji Hudu Yahya garnered 1,823 votes, Betty Mould-Iddrisu managed 355 votes and Danny Anang, a financier of the party had, according to provisional results.

Meanwhile, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia has retained his position as General Secretary at the party's National Delegates Congress held at the Ghana International Trade Fair Centre, Accra.

Known by his moniker 'General Mosquito', Mr Asiedu Nketia routed his Deputy and only contender in the two-man race, Mr Koku Anyidoho.

Mr Nketia, a three-time former MP for Wenchi West Constituency in the Brong Ahafo Region, from 1993 to 2000, who was first elected as General Secretary in 2008, polled 6,644 while Mr Anyidoho could only manage 1,655 votes.

Mr Sammy Gyamfi also defeated Mr Fred Agbenyo to become the new Director of Communication of the NDC.

Mr Gyamfi, a lawyer and former TEIN president of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), beat the incumbent Deputy Communication Director by 4,000 votes.

According to provisional results, Mr Gyamfi polled 6,255 votes whereas his only contender in the two-man race, Mr Agbenyo polled 2,255 votes.

Over 9,000 votes were cast at the 9th National Annual Congress of the NDC.

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