The Elections Committee of the Private Newspaper Publishers Association of Ghana (PRINPAG) at its fourth sitting at the Secretariat of PRINPAG on Thursday, August 4, 2022 has undertaken the vetting of aspirants vying for positions as enshrined in the PRINPAG Constitution.
This was contained in a statement signed by Ben Assorow, Chairman, PRINPAG Elections Committee in Accra.
The members in good standing who picked and filled their nomination forms for the following positions are:
CANDIDATES FOR THE POSITION OF PRESIDENT:
MR. EDWIN ARTHUR, of the New Independent (incumbent President)
MR. DAVID TAMAKLOE, of Whatsupnewsghana.com (incumbent Vice-President)
CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF VICE-PRESIDENT:
MR. MIKE ANTWI ADJEI, of the Ghanaian Observer
CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF NATIONAL ORGANISER:
MR. EMMANUEL OPARE-DJAN, of the Daily Democrat (incumbent National Organiser)
CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF TREASURER:
MR. ELORM DESEWU, of the Economy Times
CANDIDATE FOR THE POSITION OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS & EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER:
MR. JEORGE WILSON KINGSON, of Ghananewsonline.com.gh
At the close of the vetting process the Committee explained to candidates going to polls unopposed that “there shall be a YES or NO votes.”
Candidates are required to obtain plus fifty percent (50%) votes before they can be declared eligible winners.
After the vetting process, however, the three-member Elections Committee by a unanimous decision disqualified Mr. Elorm Desewu who was vying for the position of Treasurer on technical grounds