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22.12.2002 General News

400 million cedis spent on NDC congress

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The National Democratic Congress spent about 400 million cedis on the organization of its special delegates congress held on Saturday at the University of Ghana, Legon. Dr Nii Josiah Aryeh, General Secretary of the party told the Ghana News Agency that 40 million cedis of the amount was spent on accommodation and the rest on feeding and transportation, hiring of sound equipment among others. He said the 400 million cedi expenditure was likely to increase if delegates decided to stay on for the next day because of congress ended lately. Out of the 1220 valid votes cast at the congress Prof Atta Mills polled 1116 to beat Dr Kwesi Botchwey, a former Minister of Finance and Economic Planning who poled 194 votes.

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