Politics of 2013-12-23

Casualties at NPP Constituency Delegates Conference in Yendi

Three party executive members of New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Yendi Constituency lost their positions during the party’s constituency delegates’ conference held in Yendi at the weekend.

Alhaji Sulemana Baba polled 294 votes to win the First Vice Chairman position. He beat the incumbent Mr Sulley Salifu Abubakari who polled 223 votes.

Mr Mohammed Mustapha polled 302 to emerge as Treasurer, beating the incumbent; Alhaji Abukari Abochi, who polled 216 votes.

Mr Mohammed Iddrisu emerged as Organiser with 362 votes to beat the incumbent; Mr Amadu Ahmed Yakubu, who had 150 votes.

The rest of the old executives retained their positions. They are the Secretary Mr Fusheini Bawah Zakaria Kpana, who polled 227 votes to beat his contestants Mr Shei Zakaria, 224 votes and Sulemana Wunniche Habib 67 votes.

The rest are Madam Sana Abudu, Women Organiser and Mr Dalandi Abdul-Basit, Youth Organiser.

Alhaji Inusah Amadu contested as Constituency Chairman unopposed as well as Second Vice Chairman Afa Ziblim Sayilidow.

Alhaji Inusah Amadu asked his colleagues to fight towards the victory of NPP in the Presidential and Parliamentary elections in 2016.

Alhaji Mohammed Habib Tijani, Member of Parliament for Yendi expressed appreciation to the executive members and supporters for their hard work in the 2012 Presidential and Parliamentary elections.

The secretary elect Mr Kpana in a report said more than 100 youth groups of the party have been formed in the constituency.

He said the party is witnessing a number of defections from other political parties.