General News of Monday, 19 November 2018
Former Vice Chairperson of the opposition National Democratic Congress, Anita De-Soso has pledged her unwavering support for the party even after losing the National Organizer race to Joshua Akamba.
Following assertions by some persons to the effect that the latter is bitter over her abysmal performance during the party’s 9th Delegates Congress in Accra, Anita says on the contrary, she is happy about the outcome of the election and very much poised to serve in various capacity to ensure victory for the party, come 2020.
“It is the party that has made me who I am today. I can’t turn my back on the party now. Although I lost, I am happy everything went the way God wanted it. I will continue to serve the party and anyone who needs me to help him do anything for the progress of the party, am available to lend him my support and help” she told Akwasi Nsiah on Anopa Kasapa.
However, when she was asked how the choice of former deputy organizer, now substantial national organizer Joshua Akamba will help bring back the NDC into power, taking into consideration his strength and capabilities, she answered “For that I can’t tell, the delegates think he is capable of doing the job at hand, so let see what will happen”.
Joshua Akamba beat competition from the likes of Baba Jamal and Yaw Boateng Gyan, Anita De-Soso to emerge National Organiser of the National Democratic Congress.
He secured 3,087 out of the over 9000 votes in the Congress held on Saturday and Sunday at the Trade Fair Centre in Accra.
The others secured; Mahdi Gibril 599 votes, Enoch Amoako Nsiah 74, Yaw Boateng Gyan 1,845, Anita Desooso 300, Solomon Nkansah 306 and Baba Jamal 2,107.
Meanwhile, Johnson Asiedu Nketia has retained position as the general secretary of the opposition National Democratic Congress having taken a giant lead over his challenger Koku Anyidoho, provisional results have suggested.
Out of the over 9000 delegates who voted, Koku secured 1,625 while his boss secured 6,642.