Ivor Greenstreet floors Samia to become CPP Flagbearer
The Former General Secretary of the Convention Peoples’ Party (CPP), Ivor Kobina Greenstreet, has been elected as the flagbearer of the party.
Ivor Greenstreet floored, Samia Yaaba Nkrumah, daughter of Ghana’s first President, Osagyefo Dr Kwame Nkrumah and two other candidates in an election which was held on Saturday, 30th January, 2016.
Even though Samia was earlier tipped to win the elections, the former General Secretary emerged with 1, 288 votes, representing 64.2% of valid votes cast.
Samia on the other hand, managed only 579 votes, representing about 27%.
Two other contests, Joseph Agyapong and Bright Akwetey obtained 83 and 42 votes respectively.
Over two thousand delegates took part in the election which was held at the International Trade Fair Centre in Accra.