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Sunday, January 17, 2010

Mosquito, Kwabena Adjei retain posts at NDC Congress

Vote counting in progress at NDC's Tamale Congress
Vote counting in progress at NDC's Tamale Congress
Consistent with pre-congress analysis, the National Chairman and General secretary of the ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) have retained their positions.

Dr Kwabena Adjei and Johnson Asiedu Nketia received overwhelming endorsement from delegates attending the 8th National Delegates' Congress of the ruling party in Tamale.

Dr Adjei polled 1,749 to deliver a landslide victory against his only contender, Dr Asamoah Tutu who managed only 90 votes. Seven ballots were rejected.

Asiedu Nketia, popularly called General Mosquito, obtained 1,739 to beat his main challenger, Kweku Eshun who polled 116 with three ballots being rejected.

For the position of Porpaganda Secretary, Richard Quashigah, with 1,270 votes beat his contenders, Bernard K. Allotey and Mustapha Kabila who got 439 and 114 votes respectively.

At 8:20am Sunday, vote counting is still in progress for most of the positions being contested, among them six elective positions for vice chairperson. Former First Lady, Nana Konadu Agyeman-Rawlings is among 18 contenders for the slots.

Mr. Kamel Loshie, with 1501 votes emerged winner of the contest for Treasurer, beating Adisa Abdul Usif who obtained 351 votes. Two ballots were rejected.

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