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NDC congress: Asiedu Nketiah is national chairman, Fifi Kwetey elected general secretary

After 17 years at the helm of affairs as the party’s general secretary, Asiedu Nketiah now leads the NDC as the new national chairman ahead of Election 2024

Johnson Asiedu Nketiah has been declared the national chairman of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the party’s national delegates’ congress at the Accra Sports Stadium.

Nketiah, who until this latest election had served as the general secretary of the party for the past 17 years, received 5,569 votes (65.17% of the vote), as against his main contender, the immediate past chairman of the party, Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, who garnered 2,892 votes (33.81%).

Of the other contenders for the chairmanship, Samuel Yaw Adusei had 52 votes (representing 0.61% of total votes cast) while Nii Armah Ashitey won 38 votes (0.44%).

Fifi Kwetey, the former MP for Ketu South, becomes the party’s new general secretary.

Listen to Dr Serebour Quaicoe, director of the EC’s electoral services department, declaring the full results in the attached audio clip below:

Full list of winners

Chairman
Johnson Asiedu Nketiah

Vice-chairpersons
Awudu Sofo Azorka
Dr Sherry Ayittey
Abanga Yakubu Alhassan

General secretary
Fifi Kwetey

Deputy general secretaries
Barbara Serwaa Asamoa
Foyo Mustapha Gbande

National organiser
Joseph Yammin

Deputy national organisers
Elikem Kotoko
Kobby Barlon

At least 9,000 delegates took part in the voting process for the tenth congress of the National Democratic Congress, which ended Sunday dawn. Sixty-three candidates vied for various national positions within the NDC.

The NDC lost the last two general elections – 2016 and 2020 – at the presidential level and will be hoping to stage a comeback in 2024.

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