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PNC postpones national congress to September 30

BY: Graphic.com.gh

The People’s National Convention (PNC) has postponed its national congress to September 30, 2020.

The party was to hold its national congress on Saturday, September 26, 2020, to elect its flagbearer and national officers.

However, a statement signed by chairman of the Congress Committee, Colonel G. L. Bayorbor (Rtd), said the congress had been postponed to September 30, 2020, upon consultations with the Electoral Commission (EC).

It did not provide further details except to ask all members of the party to take note of the change in date of the congress and act accordingly.

More than 4,000 delegates across the 16 regions are expected to participate in the exercise in their respective regions.

Candidates

In all, 30 aspirants have been approved to contest for the flag bearership and national office portfolios.

Rev Samuel Adjei, Mr Sampson Asaki Awingobit and Mr David Apasera will be vying the for the flag bearer position while incumbent national chairman, Mr Bernard Mornah will face-off with Mr Moses Dani Baah.

For the position of Vice Chairman, Omar Ahmed Bekure; Bala Salihu Maikankan; Henry Haruna Asante; Eugene T. K. Bashiru and Hajia Hajara Musah Ali will slug it out for three positions.

Three candidates, Janet Asana Nabla, Kobbs MacDonald Tong and Emmanuel Wilson Jnr will be contesting for the position while the Deputy General Secretary position will contest for by Yakub Farudeen and Jacob Amoako with Ntow Desmond Twumasi, Daniel Nii Noi and Abass Nuhu vying for the National Organiser position.

Other portfolios

Two persons, Francis Daasu and Saeed Abdul Moomin will vie for the position of Deputy National Organiser while Esther Osei Danso; Patience Lamisi Adam Johnson; Hummi Sinare Sinanka and Hidaya Sungjun Ibrahim will slug it out for the position of Women Organiser with Christiana Fugah and Wasilatu  Shuaib seeking to be elected as Deputy Women Organiser.

While Emmanuel A. Akannae is the only candidate for the position of national treasurer with nobody filing for the position of Deputy National Treasurer.

For the position of National Youth Organiser only Mark Arko Ewusi filed for the position just as only Prince Agyemang Dua for the position of Deputy Youth Organiser with Issahaque Awudulai the sole candidate for the position of Communication Director with no candidate for the position of Deputy Communication Director.