Incumbent George Opare Addo has won the National Youth Organiser position of the National Democratic Congress (NDC). This followed elections held at the University of Cape Coast (UCC) on Saturday, December 10. George Opare Addo, popularly known as Pablo, polled 533 of the total 1,041 valid votes cast to beat his sole challenger, Yaw Brogya Genfi, who polled 508 votes.
The elections during the 10th Youth & Women’s Conference of the largest opposition party was held up for long hours after disagreement with the album. Supporters of both candidates, 3news.com gathered, disagreed over the list regarding the student wing of the party, the Tertiary Education Institutions Network (TEIN).
This erupted into confusion, holding the Conference up for hours. But leadership of the party addressed the concerns in an emergency meeting and the exercise resumed. A total of 1,043 votes were cast with 2 rejected.
Osman Abdulai Ayariga and Ruth Dela Sedorm were also elected as Deputy National Youth Organisers. Meanwhile, Dr Louisa Hannah Bissiw retained her post as National Women’s Organiser.