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National House of Chiefs Mahama salutes Togbe Afede XIV

Togbe Afede XIV will succeed the Wulugu Naba Pugansoa, Naa Professor John S. Nabila, who has ended his term of office.

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Mahama congratulates Togbe Afede XIV

The John Mahama 2016 Campaign has congratulated Togbe Afede XIV of the Asogli State, and Daasebre Kwebu Ewusi of Abeadze in the Central Region on their successful election as President and Vice President respectively of the National House of Chiefs.

A statement issued by the Spokesperson of the Team Joyce Bawah Mogtari said in congratulating them, also wish to challenge the new leadership of the Chieftaincy Institution to work hard and build on the efforts of the outgoing executives.

Read more: Togbe Afede is new National House of Chiefs president

Togbe Afede XIV polled 25 votes while his competitors, Awulae Attibrukusu of Lower Axim in the Western Region, got 11, Okyehene Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin had 10 votes, and Nana Kobina Nketsia V, the Omanhen of Essikado Traditional Area, gathered 3 votes.

Togbe Afede XIV will succeed the Wulugu Naba Pugansoa, Naa Professor John S. Nabila, who has ended his term of office.

Read also: Stop calling Volta region your 'world bank' – Togbe Afede to NDC

Three other chiefs filed their nominations to contest the vice-presidency of the house.

After the Vice – presidential elections, Dasebre Kwaku Ewusi the VII of Aboadzi won the majority votes of 28, Lawra Naa Puowele Karbo polled 13 and Okatakyie Dr Amenfi VII of Asiebu managed 8.

A total of 49 voted were cast out of the 50 eligible voters.

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Togbe Afede, who is a business mogul, was also the immediate past president of the Volta region House of Chiefs.

See more: Ghanaians are not happy - Togbe Afede

Below is the full statement:

The John Mahama 2016 Campaign wishes to congratulate Togbe Afede XIV of the Asogli State, and Daasebre Kwebu Ewusi of Abeadze in the Central Region on their successful election as President and Vice President respectively of the National House of Chiefs.

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In extending our congratulations, we also wish to challenge the new leadership of the Chieftaincy Institution to work hard and build on the efforts of the outgoing executives.

Ahead of the December 7 elections, we look forward to our chiefs helping in their communities to guarantee a peaceful, free and fair election. Joyce Bawah Mogtari Spokesperson John Mahama 2016 Campaign

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