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N/R: NPP Northern Regional Executive Elections Committee Clears 31 Aspirants

The Northern Regional Executive Elections Committee (NREEC), has cleared 31 regional executives aspirants to contest for the party’s regional elections in the Northern Region.

The leadership of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has set May 27 to May 29, 2022, to conduct the party’s regional elections across the country to elect new executives to manage the affairs of the party at the regional level.

About 380 delegates in the Northern Region are expected to participate in the upcoming NPP Northern Regional Delegates Conference scheduled for May 27, 2022.

The executive elections committee at a media briefing on Thursday May 19, 2022 said, all the 31 aspirants duly met the requirements spelt out by the party for the election “as of close of vetting on May 18, 2022, all 31 individuals were successfully vetted and duly cleared for contest after having met the eligibility criteria as specified in the party’s constitution and election regulations”.

The committee in its address however, commended the aspirants for ensuring a successful vetting process on Wednesday May 18, 2022.

Addressing the media, the chairman of the committee who is also the Deputy Minister for Energy and Member of Parliament (MP) for Karaga constituency, Mohammed Amin Adam Anta, while commending the aspirants also warn the aspirants against campaigning at the elections ground on May 27, 2022.

He indicated that, the Committee will not delay in taking appropriate actions against aspirant(s) who failed to adhere to the directives by the committee.  He said unity of the party is most paramount and must be upheld by the aspirants.

He said to ensure a successful Conference in the region, the Committee set up a sub-committee to aid in various capacities in its operations. The committees include, Communications Sub-Committee, Organizational Sub-Committee, Elections Sub-Committee, Security Sub-Committee among others.

The chairman of the committee, in his address also said to ensure peace and security during the exercise, only accredited persons would be allowed at the election grounds. He urges all the aspirants to engage in decent and civil campaign as they continue appeal to delegates for votes.

The 31 persons are contesting for 10 different regional positions including the almighty Regional Chairmanship position.

The incumbent Northern Regional Chairman Mohammed Bantimah Samba is facing Alhaji Amadu Inusah Dagomba Boy, the former Yendi constituency Chairman., and Ibrahim Mahama who joined the race few days ago.

The other contested position is the Regional Organizer position. Incumbent Alhaji Rashid Salifu COP, is facing a stiff battle against Mensah Benjamin, a business man.

Another hot contest is the position of Youth Organizer, where incumbent Alhassan ‘Ghana’ is facing the strongest of competitions Abdul Mumin Salifu COP, and Musah Mohammed Amin from the Yendi constituency.

The other battleground is the Secretary position the incumbent Regional Secretary, Alhaji Alhassan Sibdow Yakubu, is facing strong competition with Mutawakilu Musah, Hudu Zakaria and Abdulai Iddrisu Aloma.

Story By: Alhassan Yakubu |www.diamondfmonline.com |Ghana

PRESS CONFERENCE Thursday 19/05/22 COMPLETION OF VETTING AND ELECTION ARRANGEMENTS — NORTHERN REGION

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Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press, we are happy to host you this morning. As you may have been aware, the NPP has commenced processes to elect Regional Executives in the 16 Regions across the Nation. In view of this, the Northern Regional Executive Elections Committee (NREEC) – mandated to steer the affairs of the elections in the Northern Region has successfully vetted 31

Aspirants who filed nominations for various Positions in the upcoming Regional Executive Elections.

As of close of vetting on 18/05/22 all 31 individuals were successfully vetted and duly cleared for contest after having met the eligibility criteria as specified in the party’s constitution and election regulations. The qualified Aspirants are; (Find List Attached together with Ballot Positions).

IMPORTANT ARRANGEMENTS

Aspirants and Stakeholders are entreated to take note of the following arrangements in relation to the Elections as determined by the NREEC:

  1. DATE OF CONFERENCE & ELECTIONS: Friday 27th May 2022
  2. VENUE: Modern City Hotel, Tamale
  3. TIME OF CONFERENCE: 08:00AM
  4. TIME OF ELECTION: 10:00AM Prompt

NOTE: Kindly do note that the Conference/Election is strictly by invitation, and only Accredited Delegates/Persons will be allowed into the premises.

The Committee takes this opportunity to convey warm felicitations and gratitude to all Aspirants for their cooperation thus far. The Committee continues to urge all Aspirants to engage in decent and civil campaign as they appeal to delegates for votes. Aspirants are also informed that no campaign is allowed on the day of voting and on the election’s grounds.

In the event of any breach of the above directives, the Committee will not delay in taking appropriate actions against Aspirant(s) who will be found culpable. *It is important to also note that the Unity of the party is most paramount and must be upheld by all Aspirants.

However, to ensure a successful Conference, the Committee also wishes to announce the following sub-committees appointed to aid in various capacities in its operations. Find below the mother committee and the various Sub-Committees and the full complement of their membership:

Mother Committee as prescribed by the Party Rules

  1. Dr Adam Mohammed Amin Anta – Chairman 
  2. Elvis Botah – Secretary 
  3. Hon Sulemana Alhassan Tampuli 
  4. Alhaji Mima
  5. Hon Hardi Tuferu
  6. Hon Abdulai Yaqoub
  7. Hon Mathew Nyindam
  8. Hajia Alhassan Laaraiba
  9. Nana Boakye
  10. Haruna Mohammed

Communications Sub-Committee

  1. Hon. Abdulai Yaqoub (Dean of MMDCEs in Northern Region) – Head
  2. Haruna Mohammed (Prof)
  3. Sherif Ibrahim 
  4. Yabdow Alhassan 

Organisational Sub-Committee

  1. Hon. Hassan Tampuli – Head
  2. Sham-u1na Gaazi
  3. Rashid Alhassan 
  4. Hajia Laaraiba
  5. Napaga Tia Sulemana 
  6. Hajia Abibata Saani Zakaria 
  7. C.K Gyamfi 

Elections Sub-Committee

  1. Hon. Hardi Tuferu – Head
  2. Nana Boakye 
  3. Haruna Mohammed
  4. Hon. Mariam Iddrisu (Former MCE, Sagnarigu)_
  5. Hon. Musah Issah

Security Sub-Committee

  1. Hon. Mathew Nyindam – Head
  2. Dean of MMDCEs
  3. Hon. Sule Salifu (Mayor of Tamale)
  4. Rep of Regional Minister 
  5. Lawyer Hanifa
  6. Hon. Hajia Ayishetu Seidu _MCE of Savelgu)

Long Live Ghana 

Long Live the NPP

Thank you for coming 

 — SIGNED——-

   ELVIS BOTAH

(Committee Secretary) Tel: 0244811091

Spoke Persons

Hon Abdulai Yaqoub – 0244944370

Haruna Mohammed (Prof) – 0208282758

Mohammed Sherif – 0244144466

Alhassan Yabdoo – 0204034020 

APPENDIX I

NORTHERN REGIONAL ELECTIONS COMMITTEE – ELECTION 2022

BALLOT POSITIONS FOR THE REGIONAL EXECUTIVE ELECTIONS

 CHAIRMAN   
S/NNAMECONTACTVETTING DATEBALLOT POSITION
1Mohammed Adam Bantima Samba024444097018th May 20221
2Amadu Inusah024475574218th May 20222
3Ibrahim Mahama054515024018th May 20223
 FIRST VICE CHAIRPERSON   
1Iddrisu Sunday020203384118th May 20221
2Yajabun Janwol Samson024595310518th May 20222
3Ibrahim Muaz024476464818th May 20223
4Sulemana Isshaq024736340218th May 20224
 SECOND VICE CHAIRPERSON   
1Abdul Rahaman Salihu Mahama024477533618th May 20221
2Upoalkpajor Joshua-Luther Ndoye024497409718th May 20222
3Mohammed Ibrahim024495360618th May 20223
 SECRETARY   
1Sibdow Alhassan Yakubu024414145118th May 20221
2Mutawakilu Musah024499018718th May 20222
3Hudu Zakaria024298058118th May 20223
4Abukari Iddrisu024265139018th May 20224
 ASSISTANT SECRETARY   
1Aniwaba Kwaku Bediako Jeremiah024776629818th May 20221
2Kumbung Omega054074820618th May 20222
3Abu Latif024780358318th May 20223
4Kaleem M Ibrahim024457712018th May 20224
 TREASURER   
1Yussif Toyibu024228644218th May 20221
2Huseini Abubakari Sadiq024341984218th May 20222
 ORGANISER   
1Salifu Rashid024443757718th May 20221
2Mensah Benjamin024480735818th May 20222
 YOUTH ORGANISER   
1Mohammed Alhassan024414062218th May 20221
2Salifu Abdul-Rahaman Mumin024105239818th May 20222
3Musah Aminu024323019118th May 20223
 WOMEN ORGANISER   
1Rahana Aziz024488495518th May 20221
2Rahi Yahaya024402732618th May 20222
3Suraiya Manan024471514818th May 20223
 NASARA COORDINATOR   
1Sham-una Illiasu024263348418th May 20221
2Abdul Rahaman Samari024406797718th May 20222
3Abdul Fatawu Adam Danjega024487074218th May 20223

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