Ashanti NDC Youth Organiser joins chairmanship race
Kumasi, Dec. 11, GNA - The Ashanti Regional Youth Organiser of the
ruling National Democratic Congress (NDC) has joined the contest for the
party's regional Chairmanship position.
Mr Yaw Owusu Obimpeh told the Ghana News Agency (GNA) in Kumasi that he
would inject more dynamism into the party that has traditionally aligned
with the opposition New Patriotic Party.
He said having served as Youth Organiser for more than
a-decade-and-a-half he had better understanding and knew the political
terrain of Ashanti Region very well.
"I have been in the trenches with our hard working foot soldiers all
this period and I am going to work with them to substantially increase the
NDC share of votes in election 2012."
Mr Obimpeh said under his watch, there would be teamwork and that the
party's structures at all levels would be made functional to ensure vigorous
Asked about his chances, he said he was confident of victory, adding
that he is not in any doubt that his hard work, dedication and loyalty to
the party would be his trump card.
He is in the race with four others, Mr Frank Osei-Mensah, former
Regional Chairman, Mohammed Sani, incumbent Vice Chairman, Dan Anomah, a
former PNDC District Secretary, and T.K Baba of the Asawase Constituency.
They have all formally filed their nomination.