Adaklu Assembly fails to elect presiding member


Adaklu Assembly Election

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Emmanuel Nyatsikor, GNA

Adaklu Waya (V/R),
Jan. 23, GNA – The Adaklu District Assembly Thursday failed to elect a
presiding member (PM) after two rounds of voting.

Mr Fred Kwame
Agbogbo, the Assemblyman for Ablornu Electoral Area, who is also the immediate
past PM, and Mr Phanuel Kudi, Assemblyman for Waya Electoral Area, got nine and
11 votes respectively during the first round of voting.

The election took
place at Adaklu Waya immediately after the inauguration of the Assembly by Mr
Pius Enam Hadzide, the Deputy Minister of Information.

Before the second
round of voting, members were given a short break during which the Ghana News
Agency observed lobbying for preferred candidates.

When the results of
the second round was declared, the figures remained the same.

The election,
supervised by the Electoral Commission, was rescheduled within the next 10 days
to elect the PM.

Present were Mr
Kwame Agbodza, Member of Parliament of Adaklu, Mr Phanue Kadey Donkor, the
District Chief Executive, and Togbe Gbogbi Atsa IV, Paramount Chief of the
Adaklu Traditional Area.