Politics of Sunday, 28 October 2018
Former Deputy Minister of Food and Agriculture, Dr. Hannah Bissiw, has been elected the National Women’s Organizer of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
She beat other contenders, Hajia Zaynab Mahama, who was the incumbent National Organizer as well as Hajia Tawa Zakari and Margaret Chiravira to take up the position.
Two other persons who were elected as deputy women’s organizers were Maame Efua and Abigail Elorm.
The voting, which was held at the Pentecost Convention Centre at Gomoa Feteh in the Central Region, also saw the election of former Municipal Chief Executive of Akuapem North, George Opare Addo, as the National Youth Organizer of the party.
Mr. Opare Addo successfully defeated two other fierce contenders, Yaw Brogya Gyemfi and Wonder Madillo to emerge victorious.
Edem Agbana and Ruth Dela were also elected deputy national youth organizers.
The NDC will elect its national executives in November 2018, as well as its flagbearer in December.
Winners and votes obtained
Opare Addo – National Youth Organiser – 523
Edem Agbana – Deputy Nationa; Youth Organiser 396
Ruth Dela – Deputy National Youth organiser – 341
Hannah Bissiw – National Women’s Organiser – 446
Maame Efua – Deputy National women’s organiser – 271
Abigail Elorm – Deputy National women’s organiser – 249