Ejisu-Juaben NASPA elects new executives

The Ejisu-Juaben National Service Personnel Association (NASPA) has elected new executive members to steer the affairs of the association for the 2015/2016 national service year.

The election was held on Friday 13th November, 2015 at the Assembly hall of the Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly (EJMA), where personnel turned up to exercise their franchise.

Nominees for the Presidential position were Bawa Adu Christian and Derrick Mensah Mccarthy. Out of the 98 votes cast, Bawa Adu Christian emerged as the president by pulling 57 votes, whiles Derrick Mensah Mccarthy obtained 40 votes. Only one ballot was rejected.

Two members contested for the position of financial secretary and Gideon Konadu Dankwah attained 54 votes to eventually occupy the slot beating Julien Ofori Abebrese to it.

Members who contested for the other four positions went unopposed. They are Appiah Harrison (vice president), Richard Barnes (organizing secretary), Osei Karikari (General secretary) and Alberta Afriyie Antoh (women’s commissioner).

The Ejisu-Juaben director of the National Service Scheme, Mr. Emmanuel Coffie praised the outgoing executives which included Emmanuel Kwaku Opare (President), Bawa Mustapha Mahama (Vice), Kwaku Osei Adu Agyeman (secretary), Augustine Osei-Badu (organizer), Maxwell Adu Boahen (Finance) and Edna Nawa (women’s commissioner) for the good service they rendered for the association and the commitment they exhibited during their term of office.

He therefore charged the incoming executives to work as a team and follow the good works of the outgoing executives.

The president elect Bawa Adu Christian, on behalf of the other executives thanked all members for their participation in the election and assured members that they will work as a team to ensure the progress of the association.

Mr. Bawa Mustapha Mahama (immediate past vice president) swore the new executives into office and urged them to work harder for the association so that Ejisu-Juaben NASPA will be first among all other NASPA.

Miss. Edna Nawa (immediate past women’s commissioner) congratulated the elected executives during a short handing over ceremony and entreated members to support them in all their activities especially the women’s commissioner elect, who she believes can create avenue to help women learn practical creating skills aside academic knowledge.

By NASPA Secretariat

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