NPP to elect executives for new regions
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) on May 4, 2019 will elect executives for the six newly created regions.
The party released a statement to this effect and portions of the statement read: “The NPP shall, pursuant to Article 18 of the Party’s Constitution and notwithstanding any provision to the contrary, hold an Extraordinary Regional Annual Delegates Conference on May 4, 2019, to elect officers to occupy vacant regional executive positions, occasioned by the recent regional reorganization,”
The statement which was signed by the party’s General Secretary, John Boadu disclosed that this was decided on during the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on Tuesday, March 12, 2019, at their headquarters.
He said the decision was also endorsed by the party’s National Council on Tuesday.
“The meeting had in attendance, H.E. President Akufo-Addo, H.E. Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia, the Chief of Staff, the party’s National Chairman and other NEC members,” the statement added.
The Party has earlier directed its current regional executives to oversee the six newly created regions until substantive executives are elected to fill such positions.
Six new regions have been created. They include North East, Ahafo, Bono East, Western North, Oti and Savannah.