Western Region fails to elect Council of State member

Sekondi The Western Region was unable to elect a member into the Council of State after the Council elections on Friday.

Only three of the five candidates who were on the bill to contest in the election supervised by the Electoral Commission (EC) were present.

The five, were Mrs Eunice Jacqueline Buah, a 56-year-old businesswoman who represented the Region in the last Council, Mr Ntori-Bonkyi Akomea, 53, self-employed; Mr Daniel Quayson, 65, Finance and Accounting professional; Nana Kwesi, 72, Records and Archival Administrator; and Mr Stephen Herbert Ocran, 68 a Jurist.

Mrs Eunice Jacqueline Buah, Nana Ntori-Bonkyi Akomea, 53, had 14 each of the 28 total votes cast, while Mr Stephen Herbert Ocran, had no vote.

The election was re-scheduled for Monday, February 15, at the Regional Coordinating Council.

Source: Ghana News Agency

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