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Politics Sun, 9 Nov 2014

Northern Regional NDC elects executives

Mr Awudu Sorfo Azorka has been elected as Northern Regional Chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to steer the affairs of the party in the Region for the next three years.

Mr Sorfor Azorka, who until the elections on Saturday was the acting Northern Regional Chairman of the NDC, polled 246 votes to beat off competition from four other contestants, who together polled 90 votes.

Other elected executives were Mr Joseph Amuzu Ngmangnag, Vice Chairman, Mr Salisu Be-awuribe Issifu, Deputy Secretary, Mr Godfred Wumbei, Organizer, Alhaji Osman Musah, Deputy Organizer, and Alhaji Mohammed Amin Baba, Deputy Treasurer.

The rest were Mr Adam Mohammed Aminu, Youth Organizer, Mr Abdul Mumin Abdul-karim, Deputy Youth Organizer, Mr Abdul Mumin Alhassan Fuseini, Propaganda Secretary, Mr Dramani Bukari Ecomog, Deputy Propaganda Secretary, whiles Madam Olivia Hawa Yahaya ran unopposed as Women Organizer and Hajia Abiba Kassim Baby and Hajia Mohammed Martha also ran unopposed as Deputy Women Organizers.

The elections were supervised by the Northern Regional Office of the Electoral Commission led by its Director, Mr Bruce Ayisi.

The elections for the positions of Regional Secretary and Regional Treasurer were postponed following a court injunction secured by one of the applicants, who was disqualified from contesting as the Regional Secretary.

Meanwhile, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketiah, General Secretary of the NDC had sworn the newly elected executives into office.

Source: GNA