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Regional Breakdown Council of State election results

President of Groupe Ideal Dr Nii Kotei Dzani has been elected as the Greater Accra Region representative.

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The Electoral Commission has declared the Chief Executive Officer of Groupe Ideal, Dr Nii Kotei Dzani as the winner of the Greater Accra slot for the Council of State membership.

Dr Dzani had 20 votes while his closest contender Nene Atiapa polled 12. The rest of the candidates had no votes.

Earlier, the former Member of Parliament for Ningo-Prampram Constituency Enoch Teye Mensah withdrew from the election of the members Council of State.

READ ALSO: E.T Mensah steps down from Council of State election

In a letter written addressed to the Regional Election Director, the founding member of the opposition NDC cited personal reasons for stepping down.

He was one of the 16 candidates who were successfully cleared by the EC to contest the Greater Accra Region elections.

Breakdown of the Regions:

In the Western Region, businesswoman Eunice Jacqueline Buah, 52, beat competition from four others, all men, to win.

She polled 24 out of the 44 valid votes cast to win the elections to become the regional representative on the Council of State.

In the Brong Ahafo region, Kwadwo Agyenim Boateng, a journalist, polled 21 votes to become the regional representative on the Council.

He beat nine other contenders, three of whom could not poll any votes, to win.

The Akrofosohene, Nana Owusu Achiaw Brempong garnered 45 votes, representing 75%, to win the Ashanti Regional council of state election.

play Mawerehene, Baffuor Osei Hyiaman Brantsaduo VI failed in his bid to represent the Ashanti region


A key contender Mawerehene, Baffuor Osei Hyiaman Brantsaduo VI obtained 5 out of the 60 votes cast. Robert Owusu Amankwa had 10 votes.

In the Upper West Region, the President of the Regional House of Chiefs, Tumu Koro Richard Babini Kanton, was elected a member of the Council.

play Tumu Koro Richard Babini Kanton (Citi FM)


The Apagyahene of the Kwahu Traditional Council, Nana Somuah Mireku-Nyampong, beat his close contender Afare Apeadu Donkor to become the Eastern Region’s representative on the Council.

play Nana Somuah Mireku-Nyampong


He polled 26 out of the total valid votes cast.

In the Central Region, a 56-year-old chief, Obrempong Appiah Nuamah II secured 11 votes to win the regional council of state election. He contested with five other contestants.

play Obrempong Appiah Nuamah II (3news)


Francis Albert Seth Nyonyo, CEO of Fraga Oil won the election to represent Volta region on the Council of state.

play Francis Albert Seth Nyonyo


The 50-year-old businessman, secured 29 out 50 votes to take the single slot from 18 other aspirants at the polls.

Meanwhile, the Council of State elections scheduled to be held in the Upper East Region has been put on an indefinite hold as a result of a court injunction.

The injunction was filed by the Nabdam Assembly with former lawmaker John Akparibo Ndebugri as their lead counsel.

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