The National Appeals Committee of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) has cleared 6 out of 7 disqualified regional executive aspirants in the Volta Region.

The committee took the decision after carefully considering the appeals of the 7 aspirants, who were disqualified by the Volta Regional Elections Committee after the vetting process. 

The In-charge of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, Prestea Sankofa Gold Limited, Josephine Selasie Aku-Sika Ohene-Boateng, was cleared to contest the incumbent Regional Treasurer, Wisdom Gakpo. 

The incumbent Regional Organiser, Emmanuel Korsi Bodja would compete with a former Ho West Constituency Organiser, Christo Wisdom Klutse, Kofi Agrah and Prince Shelter Adjorlolo who were all cleared, to retain his position. 

A Regional Youth Organiser hopeful, Markson Korku Seayor, was also cleared by the National Appeals Committee while Emmanuel Quarshie, failed to make a strong case to defend himself. 

He was, therefore, not cleared, pegging the number of aspirants for the Regional Youth Organizer position at 3. 

The Nasara Coordinator position would see competition between Mudashinu Adebayor, Abdulai Kamila, Suala Abdulai, and Zain-UL-Abideen Ballah Sulleyman who was also okayed to contest. 

A memorandum signed by the Director of Elections and Research, Evans Nimako, directed the Regional Elections Committee to ensure the cleared aspirants are reinstated and made provisions for on the ballot papers. 

The regional elections would be held on 28th May 2022 in Ho.