Orlando Daniel | voltaonlinegh.com |
Mr. Francis Seth Nyonyo has been re-elected as Volta region’s Representative on the Council of state, after beating off competition from eight other contenders.
The election which was held on Friday, February 12, 2021 at the assembly hall of OLA Senior High School in Ho, saw the incumbent winning the contest by 19 out 36 votes, while with his closest contender, Robert Castro Mediale secured 17 votes.
All other candidates in the contest, including the Paramount Chief of Avatime Traditional Area, Osie Adzatekpor VII had zero vote.
Two delegates from each of the 18 Assemblies in the Region participated in the election conducted by officials of the Electoral Commission led by the Regional Director, Selormey Adukpo Dogbey.
Mr. Nyonyo in his victory remark, expressed gratitude to the delegates for the confidence reposed in him and pledged to work with all for the development of the region.
The Council of State is a statutory body established by Article 89 of the constitution, with the mandate to advise the President in the discharge of his duties as the President and the Commander-In-Chief of the Ghana Armed Forces.