Okyenhene re-elected as President of Eastern Regional House of Chiefs

Thu, 3 Nov 2016 Source: 3 News

Okyenhene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin has been re-elected as the President of the Eastern Regional House of Chiefs.

He gets to work for another four-year term as allowed by the law, having stood unopposed.

His vice, Nana Osei Nyarko of the Bosogua Traditional Area, also won unopposed.

They both swore the oaths of office, secrecy and allegiance administered by High Court Judge Justice K. A. Kwabi. Three more chiefs – Nana Okotwaasu Kantamanto Oware Agyekum of Akyem Bosome Traditional Area, Obrempong Amo Kyeretwie of New Abirem and Nene Sackitey Konor of the Manya Traditional Area – were elected to join their president and vice president as representatives of the Region at the National House of Chiefs.

The three were also duly sworn in.

Thursday’s elections were supervised by the Eastern Region Electoral Commission Director, Faith Amedzake, and his two deputies.

Source: 3 News

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