Chairman Wontumi re-elected for 3rd time
Bernard Antwi Boasiako, also known as Chairman Wontumi, was re-elected as Regional Chairman of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Ashanti Region with relative ease.
Chairman Wontumi was initially elected in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. Previously, he served as constituency chairman for Bosomtwe.
Chairperson Odeneho Kwaku Appiah (COKA), who received 306 votes and entered the chairmanship race after over two decades as constituency chairman for Afigya Kwabre South, received the second-most votes.
His opponents in this year’s election were Asare Bediako, Odeneho Kwaku Appiah, Owusu Aduomi, and Oheneba Kofi Adum Baahu.
Former Asokwa Constituency Chairman Robert Asare Bediako, who ran for re-election, finished third with 20 votes. In his first attempt in 2018, he withdrew from the race at the eleventh hour, leaving Wontumi unopposed.
Kwabena Owusu Aduomi, a former MP for Ejisu who lost his re-election campaign to Dr. John Kumah in 2019, ran for the first time in the regional election and finished fourth with nine votes.
Oheneba Kofi Adum Bawuah received three votes to place fifth.
Listed below are the winners and finalists from the Ashanti Region.
- BERNARD ANTWI BOASIAKO(INCUMBENT) -464
- ASARE BEDIAKO – 20
- ODENEHO KWAKU APPIAH -306
- OWUSU ADUOMI – 9
- OHENEBA KOFI ADUM BAWUAH – 3
- KWABENA NSENSKYIRE(INCUMBENT) – 342
- PATRICK ACHEAMPONG -358
- KENNEDY MARFO -46
- Yaw BOATENG – 26
1. RICHIES OSCAR -140
- PATRICK GYAMFI 153
- VICTORIA OWUSU-ACHIAW – 422
- ABRAHAM BOADI – 11
- SAMUEL ABANGA – 41
- MOHAMMED SEIDU – 32
ALHAJI SAALIM BAMBA (PRESENT AND UNOBJECTED)
- ATTORNEY KWAME ADOM APPIAH (INTERIM) – 411
- NELSON OWUSU ANSAH -390
- ALLEN GYIMAH (INCUMBENT) – 536
- PAUL YANDOH -190
- SHADRACK AGYAPONG – 38
- KWAME BEDIAKO – 38
- HAJIA ZAINAB SALLOW (INCUMBENT) – 381
2.ADDAE, FREDERICK -151
- ISAAC OSEI KWARTENG – 221
- FOSTER KWADWO ASARE- 41
- MICHAEL OFORI AKUOKU – 21
- RAPH SARFO PARTICK
- OHEMENG AMOORE- 7
- MARTIN AMEYAW – 245
- KWABENA AMO AIDOO -25
- ISAAC BONSU -32
7.LAWRENCE AGYARKO -34
- HENRY DUAH BOATENG – 147
- NANA AMA AMPOMAA -419 ( INCUMBENT )
- BEATRICE OWUSU – 344
- ADWOA KONADU – 34
FRANCIS ADOMAKO ( INCUMBENT & UNOPPOSED )S
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