Koforidua Mr Paa Kofi Ansong, a 60-year old business executive has been elected as the council of State member for the Eastern Region.
He was unanimously elected by all the 66 delegates comprising two representatives from all the 33 constituencies in the Region.
He beat Mr Ernest Amemakuse Mawufemor, a 35-year old entrepreneur and Mr James Amanor Ossom, a 55-year old Mechanical Engineer who stepped down for the elected candidate.
The Elections conducted by the Electoral Commission in Koforidua, was under strict coronavirus preventive measures including; wearing of face masks, handwashing and social distancing.
Source: Ghana News Agency