Politics

Founding Member of NDC, E.T Mensah wins Council of State elections

Former Member of Parliament (MP) for Ningo-Prampram and founding member of the National Democratic Congress(NDC) E.T Mensah has won the election to represent the Greater Accra Region on the Council of State.

E.T Mensah polled 58 out of the 58 votes cast on the on the election which was held on February 12, 2021.

E.T Mensah beat off opposition from Michael Kofi Mensah and John Mantse Akwetey after two contenders withdrew from the race.

Meanwhile, in the Upper East Region, Paramount Chief of the Talensi Traditional Area Tongraan Naab Kugbilson Nalebegtang has been re-elected to represent the Upper East Region at the Council of State.

This is the second time the revered traditional ruler has been elected as the upper east regional representative at the Council.

He obtained 19 votes, beating four others in the election which had 30 delegates cast their votes.

Source: MyNewsGh.com

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