The New Patriotic Party (NPP), has urged its newly elected executives for the new regions to work towards retaining the party in the 2020 general election.
The NPP’s National Youth Organizer, Sammy Awuku after swearing the new officers of the Ahafo Region into office commended the delegates for peaceful elections and urged them to work harder to consolidate the achievements of the party in the region.
“Voting went on smoothly and the aspirants conducted themselves. We had winners for the day but the biggest winner is the New Patriotic Party. For me as the National Organizer, I am excited because I think with the team that we have now, they should be able to help the NPP strengthen its roots.”
Members of the party in five of the regions namely Oti, Bono East, North East, Ahafo and Western North regions on Saturday went to the polls to elect their regional executives.
That of Savannah Region will be held on Monday, May 20.
Mr Fuseini Nurudeen, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nuru Oil Company Limited at the end of polls on Saturday was elected Regional Chairman of the NPP in the newly created North East Region.
The businessman got 49 votes to beat four other contestants to emerge the winner.
NPP delegates in the Oti Region also elected Evans Dapaah as their regional chairman.
He secured 80 votes, whilst Mr Steven Benyaseh Alewabah, his closest contender, polled 43 votes.