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NDC Executives Polls: Ofosu Ampofo Whips Abodakpi

Former Minister for Local Government and Rural Development, Samuel Ofosu Ampofo has been elected as the new national chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Mr Ampofo who is a former National Organiser of the party in 2008, obtained massive votes of 3,656 while his closest contender, Dan Abodakpi, a former Ambassador to Malaysia , polled 2,199 votes.

Other contestants including former General Secretary, Alhaji Hudu Yahya garnered 1,823 votes, Betty Mould Iddrisu, a former Minister of Education managed 355 votes, and Danny Annang, a former Greater Accra Regional Organizer pulled a paltry 309.

Mr Sammy Gyamfi, a newly graduated lawyer also defeated Mr Fred Agbenyo a firmer Deputy Communication Director to become the new Director of Communication of the NDC.

Mr Gyamfi, who is also a former TEIN president of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), beat the incumbent Deputy Communication Director by a4,000 votes difference .

He obtained 6,255 votes whereas his only contender in the two-man race, Mr Agbenyo polled 2,255 votes.

On the national vice chairman position, Mr Awudu Sofo Azouka obtained 2664, to become first vice chairman followed by Ms Ann Sherry Ayitey, a former Minister of Health had 1285, to be second vice Chairman and Alhaji Said Sinare, a former Ambassador to Egypt, become the third national vice chairman with 1,201 votes.

Mr Joshua Hamidu Akamba polled 3.084 to become national organizer, while Chief Binney and Kobby Barlon also obtained 2405 and 2619 respectively to become deputy national organizers.

The deputy general secretary slot went to lawyer Barbara Asamoah and Peter Boamah Otunkonor who polled 3041 and 1816 votes respectively, while Kweku Boahene a deputy national communication retained his position with 2841 and Godwin Ako Gunn, a member of the famous Muntie3 also managed to obtained 1816 votes to become deputy national communication director.

Alhaji Abdul-Aziz Mohammed was able to beat four contenders with 1321 votes to become the new national Zongo Caucus Coordinator .
The three needed National executives members when to Ms Evelyn Mensah, Alhaji Alhaji Habibu Adramani and Sheriff Abdul Nasiru, whom obtained 2468, 1598 and 1446 votes respectively to form the complete national executives.

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

Source:www.therepublicnewsonline.com/Felix Nyaaba

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