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16.12.2010 Politics

Three Women Contestants In Jomoro Assembly Polls

By Daily Graphic
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Only three women are among 89 candidates who have filed their nominations to contest the 34 seats of the Jomoro District Assembly in the forthcoming election.

Mr Kwabena Asante, Jomoro District Electoral Officer named the women contestants as Ms Victoria Nyanzu, a teacher and contestant for New Kabenlazuazo, Ms Cecelia Blay, a teacher from Bonyere-Ackahsuazo and Ms Victoria Ocran, a trader and aspirant for Beyin Electoral Area.

In an interview at Half Assini, Mr Asante said under the new demarcation programme, four electoral areas had been created, namely Anwiafotu, Sowudzadzim, Ellenda and Elubo East.

Mr Asante said the Anwiafotu Electoral Area was carved from Nuba while Sowudzadzim was created from Mpataba, adding that Elubo East and Ellenda were carved out of Elubo and Tikobo No.1 areas.

He said, the mounting of platforms by candidates will start from December 16, and end on December 24. The election will take place on December 28, 2010. — GNA

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