Mobila, an 80-year-old commercial farmer, has been elected as the Northern Regional Chairman of the Opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) at the just ended regional delegates elections.
This is the third time Alhaji
The race for the chairmanship position appeared to be a keen contest between the former President John Dramani Mahama and Mr Haruna Iddrisu as it is said that the two heavyweights were backing Mr Wumbei and Alhaji
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Alhaji Hassan Rufai Ahmed Veilim won the first vice chairman position; Ali Adolf John, second vice chairman; Sualisu Be-Awuribe, regional Secretary; Ziblim Saaka, deputy secretary; Kassim Bakari Ali, Treasurer; Hajia Shamima Razak, deputy treasurer; Abdul Mumin Alhassan, Communications Officer; Malik Sidiwaya Basintale, deputy Communications Officer.
The rest are; Abdallah A. Baba Zee, regional organiser; Zakaria Majeed, deputy regional organiser; Alhaji Inusah Mahama, Youth Organiser; Abdulai
In his victory speech, the chairman-elect pledged to unite the rank and file of the party and work hard towards recapturing all parliamentary seats in the region to enable the party to win the 2020 general election.
He assured of an open door administration and urged all the aspirants to forget the past and work hard to enable the party
The elections which went on peacefully without any incident was conducted and supervised by the Northern Regional Directorate of the Electoral Commission (EC) led by the Regional Director,