Politics of Fri, 20 Apr 20186
NPP regional elections postponed in Northern region
The upcoming regional elections of the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) which were supposed to begin on Saturday, April 21, 2018 have been postponed in the Northern Region.
The polls have been rescheduled to April 28, 2018.
The NPP Regional Communications Director, Abdul Latif Issahaque told Citi News that there were five outstanding constituency elections, hence the postponement.
According to him, two out of the five, comprising Daboya/Mankarigu and Bimbila have since been held.
He gave the assurance that the remaining three constituency elections shall be conducted to pave way for the regional polls.
Abdul Issahaque added that the Regional Elections Committee had compiled a credible register and made available copies to all the aspirants.
He said 51 aspirants are vying for the various positions.
Six aspirants including the incumbent regional Chairman, Daniel Bugri Naabu are in the chairmanship race.
Below is the list of aspirants
Regional Chairman. Mohammed A Baantima Samba Alj Abdallah Hindu Alj Mugisu Sibawey Daniel Bugri Naabu Amadu Inusah
1st Vice Chair. Iddrisu Sunday Dr Salifu Nantogma Alhassan Alj Iddrisu Sulemana Abdul Rahman Salisu Mahama
Regional Secretary. Sule Salifu Abukari Iddrisu Natoma Awusi Mahama Sule Sambian Mohammed Yussif Alhassan Haj Zulfawu Amadu
Regional Youth Organiser. Fredrick Tahiru Atik Shiraz Tamimu Fayal Mohammed Alhassan Ghana Adam Abdul Bashiru A. Sham-Una Gazi
Regional Women Organiser. Haj Safia Mohammed Issahaka Sahadatu Haj Ayishetu Mahama Haj Rahana Aziz Suraiya Manan
Regional Organiser. Rashid Salifu C.O.P. Peter Wuni Baaga Alidu Musah Bashiru Mohammed
2nd Vice Chair. Haj Amama Sayibu Felicia Tettey Yahaya Iddi Mutawakilu Baba Kadiago Hamdia Shahad Alhassan Ibrahim Gariba
Peter Kwabena Dwomo Tuffour Benjamin Mensah Hussein Yussif Alj Sibidow Alhassan Yakubu Collins Kwesi Antwi.
Assistant Regional Secretary. Haruna Iddrisu Alj Baba Alhassan Abdallah Salifu Dc Alhassan Abdul Jalil Kwayaja Ngamiba
Nasara Coordinator. Sham-Una Ilyasu Mohammed Shukurulah Bamba Adam Abdul Fatawu Sulemana Alidu Abdul Rahman Meriga