The Chairman of Legon Cities Football Club has been voted as Council of State representative for Oti Region.

Richard K. Atikpo won 11 out of the 16 votes.

The Akpafu Adorkor native run against Michael Charles Kwabena Twentor, 59, a businessman from Kete-Krachi; Nana Obonbo Sewura Lupuwura II, 46; Nana Ollator Kofi, 71, a retired Health Officer at Akan District Assembly and Nana Owusu-Afari, 79, an entrepreneur.

The rest are, Michael Kwabla Besa Katamani 38, Akan District Assembly (Welfare Officer); Barnabas Kwame Yeboah, 34; Henry Brekumi-Antwi (Nana Osabarima Antwi Adjei, 59; and Divine Dzegbla Dzidodo, 58.

He has expertise in transport and logistics management, mining, fundraising and Start-Ups.

He is the CEO of several companies including Lemla Oil Company Limited and Gulf Energy.

He is married to Dr Shati Papadopoulos Atikpo and the two have been blessed with four children.