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NPP's Ashanti Regional Elections: Chairman Wontumi in Hot Waters

Currently ongoing around Ghana is the New Patriotic Party-NPP's, regional delegates conference to elect regional executives.

The conference is aimed at electing Regional offices like; Regional Chairperson, First Regional Vice Chairperson, Second Regional Vice Chairperson, Regional Secretary, Assistant Regional Secretary, Regional Treasurer, Regional Organizer, Regional Women’s Organizer, Regional Youth Organizer and Regional NASARA Coordinator.

Currently coming from the Ashanti Region of Ghana, is an announcement, that the incumbent Ashanti Regional Chairman of the NPP, Bernard Antwi Boasiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, has been voted for, and retained as the regional chairman of the New Patriotic Party.

Wontumi's victory has been received with anger from some NPP party faithfuls, who believed, that he needed to be voted out of power.

One of these party faithfuls, who is also a very known serial caller for the NPP, Mr. Kwabena Nyame, has rained curses on Chairman Wontumi, on his re-election as the Ashanti Regional chairman of the NPP.

The serial caller again invoked curses on any NPP delegate, who voted for Chairman Wontumi.

Mr. Nyame , who is a known supporter of Chairman COKA, one of Wontumi's contenders, was seen with a bottle of Schnapps, and invoking curses at the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, where the elections took place.

Also, prior to the NPP regional elections, a former NPP Member of Parliament (MP) for the Obuasi Constituency, Mr. Edward Ennin; has appealed to the New Patriotic Party delegates in the Ashanti Region, to vote and reject Mr. Wontumi as the regional chairman in the elections.

Meanwhile in the Bono East Region, the incumbent Bono East Regional Chairman, of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Thomas Adu-Appiah has been voted out. He lost to Ibrahim Baba Bukari.

In the Savanna Region, another set incumbent executives also lost their re-election. These are are the incumbent 2nd Vice Chair, Secretary, Organizer, Treasurer, and Nasara Coordinator.

In the North East Regional NPP Election, the winners are; Fusheini Nurudeen-Chairman, Alhji Gado-1st vice Chairman, Abdul Rahaman Gariba-2nd vice chairman, Sambie Suley-Secretary, Yamusah Ibrahim-Ass. Secretary, Janda Mohammed-Youth organizer, Haruna Humu-Women Organizer and Amos Yambil-Organizer.

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