The nominee received 51 percent of the votes, according to Regional Electoral Commissioner Lucas Yiryil, who declared the results, and is qualified for a second round, which will be held by the Electoral Commission within 10 days.
Meanwhile, the first of 260 nominated metropolitan, municipal and district chief executives (MMDCEs) was approved by assembly members.
Bismark Baisie Nkum was elected Chief Executive for Gomoa West District on Thursday, September 23, with 39 votes out of 52 cast. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo renominated him as a District Chief Executive (DCE). He also happens to be the President of Ghana’s National Association of Local Authorities (NALAG). Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, Minister of Information, was one of the candidates in the elections.
Source; Ghanapubliceye.com/Jennifer Owusu