B/A Gets New Exco


B/A New NPP Executives electTHE BRONG Ahafo Regional branch of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) at a delegate’s congress in Sunyani elected a 45-year-old lawyer and staunch member of the party, Kwaku Asomah-Kyeremeh as their new Regional Chairman.

Mr. Asomah-Kyeremeh, who obtained 260 votes to beat his closest contender, Kwadwo Yeboah-Fordjour, a businessman and a former Regional Chairman of the party who had 173 votes.

A businessman at Wenchi, Alhaji Shaibu Musah Bamba, was elected as the first Vice Chairman of the party with 236 votes to beat Nicholas Asamoah, former NPP Regional Vice Chairman and a tutor at Dormaa Senior High School who chalked 157 votes.

Dabie Appiah-Mensah, a businessman in Sunyani was elected as the regional organizer to beat the incumbent Kofi Darko with 199 votes.

The former District Chief Executive for Atebubu/Amanten, Cassius Osei Poku was elected second Vice Chairman, whilst Alfred Ofori Annye, former Sunyani Municipal Co-ordinator of the National Youth Employment Programme (NYEP) became the new Regional Chief Scribe.

Alfred Tuah-Yeboah, who is also a lawyer, was elected unopposed as the Regional Assistant Secretary.

Justina Owusu Banahene, the immediate past President of Brong Ahafo Students Union, came out as the Regional Women Organiser, while Nana Sekyere Boateng, a journalist was elected as the Regional Youth Organizer.

Alhaji Issaka Issah, a businessman in Sunyani was also elected as the Regional Treasurer.

The newly elected Brong Ahafo regional chairman called for unity and hard work among members and supporters of the party to facilitate efforts to recapture political power in 2012.

The National Chairman of the NPP, Peter Mac Manu reiterated the need for peace building and harmony at all levels of the party to solidify party at the grassroots to wrestle political power from the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Joseph Henry Mensah, a leading member of NPP, urged the contestants to close their ranks and unite to strengthen the party machinery on the ground, adding that the election should be a factor for unity of purpose to position the party for a resounding victory in the 2012 general elections.

From Vivianna Mensah, Sunyani