The certified results from the Electoral Commission indicate that former President John Dramani Mahama secured 95.23 per cent endorsement, to lead the National Democratic Congress (NDC) as flagbearer to Election 2020.
The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Mr Alban Sumana Bagbin did well in his home constituency of Nadowli-Kaleo in the Upper West Region by beating John Dramani Mahama in the National Democratic Congress (NDC) flagbearer race.
Former President John Dramani Mahama got a massive endorsement at the National Democratic Congress headquarters in Accra where a special voting centre was created to enable national executives to vote.
Out of the total 42 votes at the head office, Mr Mahama secured 33.
About 57 were expected to vote but only 42 turned up.
His closest challenger was Sylvester Mensah who polled four (4) votes while Goosie Tanoh got two (2) votes.
Alban Bagbin and Professor Joshua Alabi recorded one vote each.
Alhaji Nurideen Mohammed and Ekwow Spio Garbrah got no votes at the NDC head office.
There was one rejected vote.
Special Voting Centre at NDC head office
Alban Bagbin - 1
Alhaji Nurideen Mohammed - 0
John Mahama - 33
Sylvester Mensah - 4
Ekwow Spio Garbrah - 0
Goosie Tanoh - 2
Prof Joshua Alabi - 1
Rejected - 1
The Manhyia Palace has set in motion the process towards the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the enstoolment of Otumfuo Osei Tutu II as Asantehene with the announcement of a ban on funerals in Asanteman from April 8 to April 29, 2019.
The maiden edition of the Tertiary Business Sense Challenge (TBSC) lived up to the expectation of the organisers and sponsors when the curtain was brought down on the competition yesterday with the grand finale between the University of Cape Coast (UCC) Business School and Wisconsin International University.
The Executive Director of the Peasant Farmers Association of Ghana (PFAG), Ms Victoria Adongo, has stated that the country needs to adopt more environmentally sustainable methods of farming as means of ensuring food security.
The investigator of the alleged $4 million National Communications Authority (NCA) scandal has told the Accra High Court that one of the accused persons, Eugene Baffoe-Bonnie, admitted during interrogations that all the accused persons benefitted financially from the deal.
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has presented 140 vehicles, comprising 50 Ankai buses, 40 Toyota Landcruiser Hardbody Vehicles and 50 Toyota Hilux Pickups, to the Ghana Armed Forces, in fulfillment of an October 2018 pledge he made to the military.
As part of measures to prevent the recurrence of the destructive effects of the spillage of the Bagre Dam on the people in the three regions of the north, the government is to construct a dam at Pwalugu in the Upper East Region to divert water from the dam in Burkina Faso.