A former Eastern Regional Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has been elected as the new Regional Chairman of the party.

The thirty-nine-year-old Mark-Oliver Kevor polled 352 votes to beat competition from four other aspirants, including incumbent, John Owusu Amankrah, Regional Vice Chairman, William Atamudzi, Bismark Tawiah Boateng, a former Regional Chairman and Basil Kojo Ahiable who garnered 59, 166, 206 and 146 votes respectively.

In the other contest, the Regional Secretary, Cudjoe Adukpo lost to Baba Jamal Korneh, a former Regional Director of Elections.

Korneh secured 457 votes against Adukpo’s 338 votes.

Addressing the conference on behalf of the newly-elected executives, Mark-Oliver Kevor assured to unite the front of the party in the region in a bid to wrestle power from the NPP in the 2024 elections.

“Now that we have been elected, there is only thing we will focus on, which is how the NDC will be victorious in 2024. We need unity at the constituency level and branches to achieve this and we the elected regional executives will ensure that such unity prevails among party members,” he stated.

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