His Excellency Paa Kofi Ansong, a former appointed Member of Council of State ( 2017 -2021) and an astute businessman has been elected as the Eastern Regional representative to the Council of State.
All the 66 electoral college selected from the 33 Municipal and District Assemblies in the Region voted for him representing 100% of the total vote cast.
The other two contestants, Mr. Ernest Amemakuse, a 35year old teacher and Mr. James Amanor Ossom 61year old farmer recorded zero vote each.
In a brief statement, H. E Paa Kofi Ansong thanked the Assembly Members for giving him 100% of their votes and assured that he would continue to serve Eastern Region and Ghana.
Present at the event were the Senior Minister Hon. Yaw Osafo Marfo, Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Eric Kwakye Darfour, Eastern Regional Minister designate, Hon. Seth Kwame Acheampong, New Patriotic Party Regional Chairman, Hon. Akomeng Kissi, Hon. Deputy Eastern Regional Minister, Hon. Samuel Nuertey Ayertey, MPs and some leading members of the NPP party from National and Regional offices.