Former Minister and Diplomat, Moses Bukari Magbengba, who is one of the defeated aspirants for regional chairmanship position of the National Democratic Congress NDC, is pledging his full support to the new regional chairman, Alhaji Ibrahim Mobilla who was elected on Saturday.
Alhaji Mobila, a businessman, at the NDC delegates’ congress in Tamale secured the chairmanship having polled 493 votes representing 50 per cent of total valid votes cast.
His closest challenger, Godfred Apasinaba Wumbei, immediate past Regional Organiser of the party, obtained 397 votes.
There were four other contestants for the chairmanship position including; Moses Mabengba, who came a distant third obtaining 52 votes.
Addressing the press after his chairmanship loss on Monday, Mr. Mabengba congratulated the new regional chairman for his victory and pledged to work with him. He also rallied others who contested the race, to support the NDC’s cause for victory in the next general elections.
Meanwhile, the New Regional Chairman of the NDC, Alhaji Ibrahim Mobilla has been speaking about his victory and plans towards wrestling power from the NPP in 2020.
Addressing the media on Monday, Alhaji Mobila rubbished claims that he is too old to be party chairman. He also stated that the election was a contest of ideas and having put it behind them, the agenda now is galvanize the energies of the rank and file of the NDC in the region to recapture power from the NPP.