The Columbus Ohio Chapter of NPP-USA retained the Ag. Chairman Rev. Samuel Sarkodee (Sam Sarks) and ushered in a new crop of leaders who would assist him deliver his mandate after the Substantive Chairman Dr. Alexander Adusei was given an appointment by the President of the Republic of Ghana as the Director of Keta Port earlier this year.
Pursuant to the party’s guidelines, the chapter has appointed the following:
Chairman: Rev. Sam Sarkodee (Sam Sarks)
1st Vice-Chairman: Nana Ampem Darko
2nd Vice Chairperson: Amma Oduro Manu
Secretary: Danny Opoku Antwi
Vice Secretary: Jeremiah Okore
Treasurer: Dr. Ben Arthur
Financial Secretary: Michael Amoako
Womens Organizer: Amma Oduro Manu
Deputy Womens Organizer: Paulina Appiah
Organizer: Nana Andoh Oppong
Youth Organizer: Sandra Okyere
Deputy Youth Organizer: John Bart Addo
Communications Officer: Lydia Harris
Deputy Communications Officer: George Akwasi-Appiah Boateng
Nasara Coordinator: Mohammed Ridwan
These people were appointed as Council of Elders to the chapter:
Rev. George Adusei Bonsu
Dr. Alexander Adusei
Mr. John Lees Ampiah
Hon. Elizabeth Paintsil
Rev. Isaac Anim
Mr. George Boakye
Elder Ampem Darko
Swearing in the newly elected and appointed officers on ehalf of the NPP USA Branch Chairperson, Mrs. Obaa Yaa Frimpong, the Deputy Communication Director of the Branch, Dr. Samuel Dwomoh, admonished them to be united and work hard for victory 2020.
The Chairman, Rev Sam Sarkodie in his acceptance speech thanked the immediate past chairman and his team as well as the party leadership both Ghana and the Diaspora Branch and promised to team up with his executives, the Chapter and the Branch and Party Headquarters to uplift the image of the party, promote the good works of the President and the ruling NPP Government to help the party to retain power come year 2020 and beyond. Mr. John Lees Ampiah who spoke on behalf of the Council of Elders of the chapter advised the new executives to avoid bickering and forge unity to help the party to be attractive in Ohio.
The Special Guest of Honour, Mr. Eric Amoako Twum who is a government spokesperson and Communication specialist Ministry of Trade and Industry recounted the numerous achievements by the government and charged them to discharge their duties assiduously to retain the elephant party in power in the 2020 elections, to continue with the numerous pragmatic programs and policies being implemented by the President of the Republic, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
He also commended the chapter for its show of patriotism and commitment to the cause of the party and told the Chapter to be united.