The Manso-Nkwanta Constituency of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), in the Ashanti Region, on Sunday, May 1, 2022, conducted one of the most peaceful party elections in the area to elect new leaders.
Events leading to the polls were very peaceful as hundreds of party delegates and the aspirants, who were all present, conducted themselves very well to help make the electoral process an incident-free affair.
The New Patriotic Party on Thursday, April 28, 2022, commenced the all-important exercise of electing officers to steer the affairs of the party in the various constituencies across the country.
Out of the 691 accredited delegates for the Manso-Nkwanta Constituency elections, 682 availed themselves for the one-day exercise.
Owusu Mensah secured a landslide victory in the chairmanship race, indicating that he was the clear favourite for the post.
The Wesley College of Education graduate polled 399 as against the 260 votes secured by second-placed Samuel Owusu Ofori, with Dr. F. M Oppong Mensah placing third with a paltry 15 votes. Four rejected votes were recorded in the contest.
The 2019 NPP Member of Parliament aspirant was the first TESCON President of Wesley College.
Emmanuel Boateng’s 356 votes won him the Treasurer contest as Amponsah Boasiako placed second with 183 and Christian Agyemang picked the third spot with 139 votes.
Frederick Mintah and Dominic Kwabena Agyei won the first and second vice-chairman positions, respectively with Samuel Asare-Brew picking the Secretary role.
Jacob Adu Boahene beats off competition from Daniel Osei Boateng and Frimpong Francis to win the Assistant Secretary contest.
Daniel Kwaku Mensah was elected as Organizer with Rita Adoma winning massively to become the Woman’s Organiser.
Kusi Paul emerged as the winner in the Youth Organizer contest with Sani Mohammed as the NASARA Coordinator.