Council of State Elections: E.T Mensah secures 100% votes to win slot for Greater Accra
The former Member of Parliament for Ningo Prampram on the ticket of the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), Enoch Teye Mensah has won the election to represent the Greater Accra region on the Council of state.
The veteran politician got all the 58 votes cast in the polls to beat his two other competitors who had no votes.
E.T Mensah is among other prominent persons contesting the Council of State elections across the 16 regions of Ghana.
Other prominent persons in the race across the country are former NDC Member of Parliament for Kumbungu, Ras Mubarak, and former CEO of Stanbic Bank Ghana, Alhassan Andani.
In all, more than 100 individuals are on the race nationwide.
President Akufo Addo has already appointed 11 people onto the Council of State as the constitution dictates.
Some of these persons are the former Chief Justice Georgina Theodora Wood, Nana Owusu Nsiah, a former Inspector General of Police, and Lt. Gen. J.B. Danquah, a former Chief of Defence Staff of the Armed Forces.
The President of the National House of Chiefs, Ogyeahohoo Yaw Gyebi II, is an ex-officio member of the Council, in accordance with Article 89(2)(b).
Source: Modern Ghana