BY: Daniel Orlando | Voltaonlinegh.com |
There was a tsunami at the New Patriotic Party Constituency elections in Ho Central on Monday, dislodging almost all incumbent Executives except three.
The election, which was conducted in spite of a court injunction against the process by some aggrived disqualified aspirants, took place under heavy police presence at the Waec Hall in Ho.
The fiercely contested polls, saw at least six incumbent officers, including the chairman being voted out.
Mr. Frank Ahaze, one of three contenders for the chairmanahip slot, whipped incumbent, Richard Kwadekpo and one other to snatch the position.
He polled 702 votes representing 62.9% to defeat the incumbent, Richard kwadekpo who polled 364 of the total vote cast
and Prince Opoku Amankwah, who poll 39 votes.
In the keenly contested First Vice Chairmanship race, Bismark Akuamoaku snatched the position with just six votes against his contender. He secured 558 votes representing 49.9% against the 552 votes polled by Mawuli Debra.
The Second Vice Chairmanship saw Boafo Bright, securing 667 votes to defeat Amevor Ellen who had 437 votes.
Incumbent Secretary, Bright Doh, was overwhelming retained after securing 802 votes as against his contender Castro Owusu-Menu who polled 309 votes.
Asase Patrick, defeated two other contestants with 639 votes to become the new Assistant Secretary for the constituency.
The Constituency Organizer position was won by King David Norgbey, who obtained 504 votes to defeat the incumbent Stephen Adigon who had 284 votes and Henry Fiakpui with 321 votes.
Oxford Agboli polled 729 votes to defeat incumbent Treasurer, Prince Kotoko who secure 389 votes.
Thelma Christabel Adzimah won a landslide victory over the incumbent Women Organizer, Dzifa Kaledzi with 716 votes as against 395 votes.
Kwadzo Titus Attamia retain the youth Organizer position after polling 586 votes after battling with this only contender Robert Abor who secured 527 votes.
Adamu Fesina went unopposed for the position of NASARA Coordinator for the constituency.