Delegates from the Bosomtwe Constituency of the ruling New Patriotic Party, on Sunday, re-elected Mr Aikins Addai-Poku, as the Chairman of the party for the next four years during the party’s delegates congress held at Jachie.
Mr Addai-Poku polled 582 to beat Joseph Asante who had 403 and Akwasi Owusu-Agyemang who recorded 18 votes to place 3rd.
The election supervised by the Bosomtwe Office of the Electoral Commission saw delegates also electing Joseph Yeboah as the 1st Vice Chairman after he polled 411 votes defeating the incumbent Nana Kofi Boateng who could make do with 293 votes to place 3rd and Kojo Anim who had 299 votes for the 2nd position
Mr Hayford Osei Dapaah had 638 votes to become the 2nd Vice Chairman beating Emmanuel Yiadom Boakye who polled 365 votes to place second.
The Secretary position went to Mr Gabriel Wireko Sarkodie who got elected after receiving 527 votes to beat the incumbent, Mr Matthew Owusu who had 475 votes.
The position of Assistant Secretary went to Noble Afrifa Yamoah after scoring 607 votes defeating his other contender Prince Boateng who had 391 votes while Mr Frank Forkuoh Ababio polled 519 to become the Treasurer beating Emmanuel Adams and Samuel Adu Amankwa who polled 98 and 330 votes respectively.
The position of Women Organizer went to Ms Sylvia Asomadu after polling 659 votes to defeat Lucy Achampomaa who recorded 340 votes while the position of Nasara Coordinator went to Alidu Dramani who scored 504 after defeating his closest contender with only three (3) votes as Ernest Zoogah scored 501 votes.
There was also a switch of leadership from the position of Youth Organizer as the incumbent gave way to Robert Boahen who had 571 votes as the incumbent, Emmanuel Ntim recorded 435 votes to exit from the position.
Speaking to the media after the elections, Mr Aikens Addai-Poku, expressed his appreciation to the delegates and all members of the party for the support and for making sure the election was successful.
He stated that now that the election was over, there was the need for all members to put the election behind them and work towards victory during the 2024 general elections
Again he appealed to all the losing candidates and those who won to forgive each other and start planning for the ultimate battle which is the 2024 elections.
A total of 1018 delegates qualified to participate in the election. Of the number, there were five delegates from 191 polling centres, 35 coordinators, 17 executive members, five council of elders, five patrons and one founding member.
This is the third time Mr Aikens Addai-Poku has been elected to lead the Bosomtwe Constituency as a chairman after taken over from Mr Bernard Antwi Boasiako, alias Wuntumi, who is the current Ashanti regional chairman of the NPP.