Fifi Kwetey: NDC’s new General Secretary after 17 years


Former Ketu South Member of Parliament Franklin Fifi Fiavi Kwetey has been elected as the next General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC).

Provisional results received by so far put the former Deputy Finance Minister in a commanding lead over contenders Dr Peter Boamah Otokunor, who is a Deputy General Secretary, and Elvis Afriyie Ankrah, who is the Director of Elections.

In almost every one of the 17 polling station results received so far, Mr Fiavi Kwetey leads.

In the Greater Accra Region, for instance, out of the total valid votes cast, the former Minister of Food and Agriculture polled 433 votes, in provisional results, as against 330 for Dr Boamah Otokunor and 216 for Mr Afriyie Ankrah.

He, again, won North East Region with 260 votes while his 418 votes give him the lead over Dr Otokunor (109) and Mr Afriyie Ankrah (44) in the Savannah Region.

Generally, so far, the former Minister of Agriculture has 4,536 votes Dr Otokunor and Mr Afriyie Ankrah trailing with 2,584 and 1,401 votes respectively.


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