The incumbent Chairman of the Sawla-Tuna-Kalba Constituency of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Savannah Region, Fuseini Mohammed put up a spirited fight to retain his position in a fiercely contested elections held on Thursday.
In an election held under tensed atmosphere with heavy security presence he polled a total of 386 votes to beat his main contender Adams Abu who had 135 votes.
Similarly, the First Vice Constituency Chairman and Secretary slots went to Bawelyir Kojo James and Jilbieri Jonathan Laamiitey respectively.
Other executives elected were Gbaran Gbolo, Second Vice Chairman,Wellah Emmanuel, Assistant Secretary,Mwangu Isaac Dimah, Treasurer, Donwaazum Benjamin, Youth Organiser, Opoku Anna, Women Organiser, Braimah Oldman Abudu, Organiser and Abu Kassim Haidara , Nasara, coordinator.
Though the exercise was generally peaceful, it was not without some hiccups as the exercise which was scheduled to start at 7 a.m. delayed for hours due to a heavy downpour.
The police were deployed in their numbers there to ensure law and order to avert disturbances.
Electoral Commission officials led by the District Director, conducted the elections which travelled into hours.
In his victory speech, Mr Mohammed said he was grateful for the confidence reposed in him and other elected executives by the delegates.
He said as it was important that the discipline and commitment displayed was carried through in unifying the rank and file of the party in the constituency to ensure victory for the party in the 2024 elections.
Mr Mohammed pledged that he would ensure that the unity and cohesion of the party was maintained in the constituency.