NPP Ashanti Regional Conference To Elect New Executives Underway

New Patriotic Party (NPP) delegates in the Ashanti Region have gathered at the Baba Yara Stadium in Kumasi to elect new executives to run the affairs of the party in the region for the next four years.

About 950 delegates are expected to cast their ballot to elect nine officers at various levels to man the party ahead of the 2024 general elections, reports Daniel Kenu from Kumasi.

The positions being contested are that of chairman, which has five contestants but has been reduced to a two-horse race between incumbent, Bernard Antwi Boasiako (Chairman Wontumi) and Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, populary referred to COKA.

Robert Asare Bediako former Asokwa Constituency Chairman, Kwabena Owusu Aduomi, former MP for Ejisu and Oheneba Adum Bawuah are the other contestants in the chairmanship race

Apart from the Mampong Constituency, which will have no delegates voting at the conference because of a court case, the remaining 46 constituencies in the region will have 17 each delegates casting their ballots.

All members of the regional executive committee, the 44 members of parliament in the region, the regional representatives on the national executive committee, 10 members of the council of elders in the region and one TESCON representative from each of the recognised tertiary institutions in the region will be casting their ballot.